Great news for the coffee lovers! Tim Horton has launched its online store for US customers who yearn for Tim Hortons’s yummy coffee, but are not living near any of their outlets. The website is quite fast and user friendly and just a few simple click of the mouse can get you Tim Hortons ground coffee, boxed tea, nice travel mugs and insulated coffee carriers at your doorstep. No extra cost is charged and the price rate is same as in most Tim Horton restaurants (excluding shipping and handling). Tim Horton has a collection of more than 25 different products and delivery is available to all U.S. states, including Hawaii and Alaska. All major credit cards are also accepted.
The sumptuous menu
Tim Horton, the 46 year-old, Canada based restaurant chain has nearly 3,700 restaurants in Canada and the United States, with more than 550 outlets in the US. It is also the fourth largest publicly traded restaurant chain in North America and the largest in Canada. Tim Horton caters to a wide range of consumers tastes with its lip smacking coffee, flavored cappuccinos, exclusive teas, fresh and hot sandwiches, delicious soups, wraps and fresh baked cookies including their trademark doughnuts. They lay super emphasis on preparing donuts.
Tim Horton rated as one of the fastest growing restaurant chain in North America, was established by Canadian hockey player Tim Hortons, in 1964, in Hamilton, Ontario, under the name of “Tim Horton Donuts,” who was soon joined by Ron Joyce, a former Hamilton cop. After Tim Horton death in1974 in a car crash, Ron Joyce took the entire control of the operations. He expanded the business with leap and bound, opening the 500th store in 1991.
Tim Hortons occupies 62% of Canadian coffee market and has outshined the number of Mc Donald’s Canadian operation as of 2002. The chain is also accounted for 22.6% of the total junk food industry revenues in Canada in 2005.
Tim Horton is not only limited in US and Canada, but has also made its place in Detroit, owned by former NBA player Derrick Coleman and on a military camp outside Kandahar, Afghanistan. It is also located in two other military bases at Fort Knox, Kentucky and Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. The Dublin Zoo is also admired by its outlet. Tim Horton coffee and doughnuts are also available in the self service counters in 50 SPAR stores in the UK and Ireland from April30, 2007.The busiest branch is located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
Mode of payment
Until 2003, Tim Horton was accepting Interac in its stores in western Canada and by 2007, it introduced Master Card in most of its outlets. By November 2010, Tim Horton has equipped most of its stores to accept Interac debit payment.
The popularity of the Tim Horton coffee is soaring day by day and hopefully very soon it will spread worldwide.