The New Normal

Some good news this morning, the latest research has shown there is a positive sentiment towards local coffee shops and cafés as we move through the COVID crisis. We know

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Brexit and knitting

What's the connection between Brexit and Knitting? We were meeting clients in London on the day that the UK was leaving the EU, finding ourselves outside St Pancras International Station we

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gift vouchers

The power of Gift Vouchers Do you sell gift voucher for your coffee shop or cafe?   Selling gift vouchers is a win-win, it will help you with cash flow and also getting

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Mylk is not ‘Extra”

It's a good thing for the growing number of vegans and those with an intolerance to cows milk that Costa has stopped charging extra for a plant-based milk alternative. (not

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The power of training

Possibly the worst flat whites we have had are pictured above The reason Cafe Success exists is to 'develop independent coffee shops to create successful businesses for their owners', and much

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Flat White Gets Bigger

The publics' love of the Flat White grows by the day. Coffee drinkers love a Flat White. The artisan coffee shops started it, the chains followed, fast food giants jumped on

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Coffee Shop Pricing Survey

Food service price inflation, i.e. what cafes and coffee shops pay for their ingredients hit 9.8% in March of this year. So many costs have increased this year, the living wage

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