Seattle’s Best pushes back against Borders

Seattle’s Best pushes back against Borders

Coffee chain objects to book retailer’s move to end licensing agreement

Seattle’s Best Coffee has asked a U.S. bankruptcy court this week to reject a plan by the bankrupt Borders bookstore chain to end its licensing agreement with the café operator.

In bankruptcy filings last week, Borders Group Inc. said it planned to cut costs by ending its licensing agreement with Seattle’s Best Coffee, which has operated cafes in the bookstores since 2004.


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