Starbucks, the American chain of coffee shops, is to open an outlet in Rome. Starbucks follows years of rumors, however, the company is now advertising senior management positions at its new outlet on Viale Dei Bastioni di Michelangelo.

The coffee shop will be located in the former Maraldi bookstore – according to the food website – is a large premise overlooking Piazza del Risorgimento.
The Starbucks outlet, which was initially due to open in Rome last autumn, will be strategically placed near St Peter’s and the Vatican Museums, catering for the hordes of tourists who visit the area each day.