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Starbucks to open pick-up focused Toronto spot as eateries revamp for 'this new digital age'; Starbucks to open pick-up focused Toronto spot

Jan 15, 2020 - The Canadian Press

Customers accustomed to hunkering down for hours to work or socialize won't be able to do so at the newest Starbucks format that lacks seating and encourages people to grab their drinks and go.

Starbucks Canada announced Tuesday it will open what it calls a pickup store in downtown Toronto's underground pedestrian complex, the PATH.

The move is part of a trend in which companies are experimenting with take-out only locations as restaurants tackle how to best serve customers who incre...