Can Tim Hortons win over U.S. market?

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: A sign hangs on a Tim Horton's cafe in Manhattan on August 25, 2014 in New York City. It has been confirmed that American fast food giant Burger King is in discussions for a possible take-over of Canadian coffee and cafe chain Tim Horton's. Shares of Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. Burger King Worldwide Inc rose after news of the merger talk. The new company would be based in Canada which has a lower corporate tax rate than the United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 509089649 ORIG FILE ID: 454143184 (Photo: Spencer Platt Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: A sign hangs on a Tim Horton’s cafe in Manhattan on August 25, 2014 in New York City. It has been confirmed that American fast food giant Burger King is in discussions for a possible take-over of Canadian coffee and cafe chain Tim Horton’s. Shares of Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. Burger King Worldwide Inc rose after news of the merger talk. The new company would be based in Canada which has a lower corporate tax rate than the United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 509089649 ORIG FILE ID: 454143184
(Photo: Spencer Platt Getty Images)

On its face, everything seems right about Tim Hortons.

 The Canadian bakery and coffee shop chain — which Burger King on Monday confirmed it is negotiating to purchase — has got great coffee. It’s got terrific food. And it has a cult-like following across Canada. Tim Hortons is so wildly popular in Canada that big American brands from Dunkin’ Donuts to Starbucks have had a tough time expanding onto its turf.

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