There’s Ample Tea for Sanctioned Russians

Tea News for the week ending September 9

Six months after the US and EU imposed sanctions, the tea aisles in Russian grocery stores display few European brands, but the shelves are not bare.

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| PLUS A conversation with Kevin Gascoyne on the Evolution of Experiential Retail
evident in the reimagined and remodeled Camellia Sinensis tea house in Montreal. Gascoyne, a partner in the venture, says, “Our stores have always offered options to smell the tea, but we wanted to capture that special tasting moment and offer the possibility to take it further.”
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Caption: Amber price cards in this September 8 photo indicate widespread discounting, but the tea aisle is fully stocked at this Moscow grocery store.

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