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Rooted to Face Competition from Industry-Leading Starbucks

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Competition is brewing in Evans between a corporate Starbucks and a Mom-and-Pop coffee shop owned by a mom and daughter.

In February 2018, the duo opened Rooted just outside their bedroom community of Riverwood---  the last major subdivision off Washington Road before driving west to  ...

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  1. I live near downtown Augusta and frequent Starbuck’s in the Washington Rd. Kroger. After reading this article I intend to make a point of driving up to Rooted every chance I get. Those rascals! If they’re going to behave like Wal*Mart, they need to change their name to Star*Bucks. Can Rooted somehow position advertising signs visible to Starbuck’s approaches that direct people their way? <>

    • Hey Barry and Michael….

      I actually live in Riverwood and this has caused quite a “coffee stir” here. Interesting reasons to support both. The one interesting thing I learned from talking to local commercial real estate folks— is that like you—they think extra people will make the trip—and there will be extra customers in 2021 because of the huge growth in Evans. Thanks for commenting!

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