Rob and Sue Whittle Hub Spoke Cafe Andrew Claire Bowen

New coffee shop owners interview

Interview with Sue & Rob Whittle, owners of Hub&Spoke Cafe Sue & Rob opened a new coffee shop in their local village during lockdown!They joined our Cafe Success Launch program a

2 weeks until the Coffee Shop Innovation Expo 2021

COFFEE SHOP INNOVATION EXPO 2021 The Coffee Shop Innovation Expo makes its much-anticipated return to London’s ExCeL on 9th & 10th November, forming Europe’s leading business event for coffee shop owners.  Grab your FREE TICKETS before
Claire Bowen Keynote Hotelympia 2018

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 to talk at this
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
coffee shop toilet

How convenient are your facilities?

Recently I took my car to my local garage for a MOT, the while-you-wait type, and while I was waiting, I needed to answer the call of nature. The garage
London coffee festival 2017

London Coffee Festival 2017 Video

We spent a fabulous few days at the London Coffee Festival. It seems that there are even more people interested in opening a coffee shop and we met loads of
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

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

Equipment Superheroes

  You've got the plan, the passion and the drive and a great site to open your new coffee shop. The problem is you are not quite sure how busy you
Caffè Culture

Caffè Culture 2016 Highlight

This years Caffè Culture Show in Olympia London was a colourful affair; we wanted to share with you some of the highlights Peanut Hottie http://peanuthottie.com/ The Peanut Hottie stand was one of the brightest

London Coffee Festival 2016

We have been getting more and more excited on the countdown to our London Coffee Festival debut! Between 7th and 10th April, we will be on Stand B26 at The
coffee shop

Don’t do a Sharapova!

Didn't see the email This week the press has been filled with the news that one of the most high-profile sports stars in the world had failed a drugs test. Maria
Bill Barol

You can’t drink coffee off the internet

We are excited to share with you a fantastic podcast from Bill Barol in which he talks to Kambiz Hemati, who was in charge of store design for Starbucks. It’s worth