13 Reason Coffee Shops Fail - Caffè Culture 2018

We were both in London at the Business Design Centre recently, speaking at The Caffè Culture Show to hundreds of budding coffee shop and cafe owners. Claire was on stage on...

Ask Us Anything?

If you are a member of our Facebook Group – for coffee shop startups you may have watched our first ‘ask us anything session’ if not then here is the replay...

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Andrew and Claire Bowen Talk to David Rossmaur of The Entertainer App

The ENTERTAINER App

This year like last, Andrew & Claire spoke to dozens of App developers at The London Coffee Festival. It seems that everyone has a brilliant idea that will bring you loads...

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Niche grinder, andrew Bowen, Claire Bowen

Niche Coffee Grinder

At the recent London Coffee Festival, we met the people behind a revolutionary type of coffee grinder called the Niche Zero. The biggest asset is it’s accuracy and noise...

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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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