Seeing the world through coffee: How % Arabica founder built a global brand

It took an earthquake, a disenchanted expatriate and a healthy injection of Japanese philosophy and culture to build the story of % Arabica – now one of the world’s fastest-growing high-end coffee chains.  Despite its distinctively Japanese style, design and attitude – and its rapidly-growing worldwide following – % Arabica seems a little less known in the country whose culture inspired its global growth. The chain only has four locations in Japan. Perhaps that is in part because native

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