A group led by actor Patrick Dempsey was selected as the winning bidder for the Tully’s coffeehouse chain in a bankruptcy auction in Seattle Thursday. Dempsey’s group, called Global Baristas, offered close to $10 million for Seattle-based TC Global Inc., which operates 47 company-owned units in Washington state and California. Another 70 locations are licensed or franchised under the Tully’s name in the Western U.S. or Asia. The bankruptcy court must still finalize ...

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