Standart Magazine | Give and Get

Give and Get | Standart Magazine For the next two weeks, the profit of all new subscriptions will go to support your favourite coffee shop. This means that if you buy a

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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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Bad flat white

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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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

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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

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Coffee does good – Coffee Ethic

At the London Coffee Festival we interviewed Sarah Clark from Coffee-Ethic. They help people in recovery from drug & alcohol addiction reintegrate back to work and society. Giving people the opportunity to

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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 levels, as

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