Tim Hortons vs Starbucks

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HISTORY OF TIM HORTONS In 1964, Hamilton, Ontario the chain of Tim Hortons was established. Tim Horton’s main focus on high quality, value, fresh items always, good community leadership and services, has made it mature to the most large quick restaurant chain in Canada. They specialise mostly in baked food, fresh coffee and home style lunch. The first restaurant opened by Tim Hortons served only donuts and coffee. Apple Fritter and Dutchie, two original Tim Hortons creations made selection of the donuts. From the 60’s till now, they are known to be the most well-known donuts choices As customers taste and preference grew, Tim Hortons choices also grew with them. In 1976, there was a big improvement in the chain’s product, with the bringing about of the successful phenomenal “Timbit(bite-sized donut hole), which is everywhere today in about thirty-five varieties A variety of new products was introduced in the 1980’s as a result of its growth. These products included: cookies, cakes, croissants, muffins, chili & soup and pie, in the years 1984, 1981, 1983, 1981, 1985, 1982. In 1998, sandwiches were improved and introduced again in six different varieties and was named "Tim's Own". In 1990’s, bagels, flavoured cappuccino, Café Mocha, and iced Cappuccino were also introduced in the years 1996, 1997, 1999 and 1999 respectively. The Maple Pecan Danish and Bacon Club sandwich were added to the menu successfully in 2003. Tim Hortons also introduced Cinnamon Roll, Hot Smoothee and Yogurt & Berries to the menu in 2005. Appreciable new products such as hot Breakfast Sandwich and Chicken Salad Wrap were included in the menu in 2006. The legendary coffee remains Tim Hortons’ biggest drawing card. There was a merge with Tim Hortons and Wendy’s International, Inc., in 1995. This was to help in the enlargement of Tim Hortons’ image in the U.S.A. Now, Tim Hortons can

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