Claire Bowen -Hotelympia Keynote

The Seven Deadly Sins Cafe Owners Make & how to avoid them Have you ever wondered why that cafe you pass every day suddenly closes?       Claire was invited...

UK Coffee Shop Market 2018

The 5th wave is coming… 81% of people now visit a coffee shop weekly, spending £9.6bn a year in over 24,000 outlets according to Allegra Project Cafe 2018. The numbers...

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Coffee Shop Bootcamp

Coffee Shop Bootcamp II

We had some fantastic feedback from the 1st Bootcamp we hosted in September this year, and so had no option but to rerun it. A broad range of people attended, some just...

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Mums Bake Cake

Mums Bake Cakes

We are fortunate as in the course of our work we meet people that are passionate about what they do and we like to share this with our community. Recently we met Paula...

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Caffe Culture

New to Caffe Culture 2017

  Innate Foods So it started out with Elsa as a teenager feeling incredible weak and in poor health, the doctors proclaimed she was fine and so she set about my own...

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Caffè Culture 2017

Caffè Culture

I’ve just sat down at my desk to work on my talk that I am delivering at the Caffè Culture show at Olympia in London on Wednesday 24th May at their Caffe Connections...

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Coffee Shop Queue

Why the Wait

Having a queue in your coffee shop or cafe is a beautiful thing to behold, but according to the latest research, if you have more than six guests waiting, then people are...

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Interview with Ken Burgin

    We were delighted recently to be invited on as guests by Ken Burgin, the famous Australian Hospitality guru. He had read a copy of our book, The Daily Grind and...

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Andrew Bowen, Claire Bowen

Love at First Sight!

Love at first sight You only get one chance to make a first impression they say, and it’s never more important than when it’s your own business. Impressing...

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more customers to your coffee shop

Winking in the Dark

One of the biggest dilemmas or even traps the Independent Coffee Shop owner faces is getting themselves away from the day to day operation and getting more customers into...

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