Raley’s has converted two in-store cafes to Starbuck’s kiosks, including its store on Natomas Boulevard in Sacramento, California, and the Raley’s location in Incline Village, Nevada.
Over the last five years, Raley’s has invested in its spaces where the community gathers, including community rooms, cafes and beer/wine bars.
“Raley’s is excited about our collaboration with Starbucks,” said Krissy Garris, director of food service at Raley’s.
“Starbuck’s brings a wealth of expertise and resources that complement our core strengths of in-store beverage and dining offerings. The Starbuck’s name is synonymous with quality and consistency and together, we can address market challenges more comprehensively and provide even greater value to our customers.”
- In-store cafes: Raley’s in-store cafes offer an environment for customers to take a break, socialize or enjoy roasted coffee or a selection of teas from around the world. Across the chain in California and Nevada, the company offers multiple coffee offerings including Peet’s, local Sacramento company Chocolate Fish and specialty coffee, Drink Coffee, Do Stuff.
- Beer and wine bars: In addition to the in-store cafes, Raley’s has introduced seven beer and wine bars that showcase local wines and beers by the glass. Customers can enjoy the flavors of the region while exploring a curated selection of beverages paired with small bites.
- Gather rooms: As Raley’s evaluates floor space, the focus is on creating in-store gathering spots that cater to the diverse preferences of its customers. Members can rent community rooms for no charge.
Raley’s continues to innovate its in-store experiences to meet the evolving needs and expectations of its customers. Raley’s and Starbuck’s have plans for addition locations, including Bel Air Market, Gold River will be converted in spring. Additional plans are in the works for several more locations over the next three years.
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