Starbucks Japan launches Smart Lounge railway station concept

Starbucks Japan has launched a new concept store in collaboration with railway operator JR East. The “Starbucks Coffee Takanawa Gateway Station” opened yesterday, introducing its Smart Lounge concept – a store space focused on business use. The store features numerous semi-private and single-seat seats to meet the needs of using a cafe for work purposes as well as a large table used for meetings with multiple people. Two fully-private booth-style share offices are provided within the store

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