Nunc Jun-Kombucha

Nunc Jun-Kombucha  Diana Mills from Nunc Jun-Kombucha talks to Andrew Bowen at the London Coffee Festival 2022 We love to champion independent producers so when we met Diana & Andrew Mills at
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
Claire Bowen open a coffee shop cafe

Now is the time to open a coffee shop

Claire speaking at Coffee Shop Expo 2021 ExCel London'Why now is the time to open a Coffee Shop'After over a year of setbacks, the Coffee Shop Innovation Expo finally took place on

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

Coffee Shop Innovation 2021

The Coffee Shop Innovation Expo makes its much-anticipated return to London's ExCeL on 9th & 10th November, forming THE ultimate event to help you boost your profits, build your brand

Do I Need A Licence?

Do I Need A Licence?Yesterday I had a call from an old friend, Tracey, who wanted to start selling coffee and cakes a few hours a week at their campsite.

Dial in 2021

Seasons GreetingsWe wish you and your family a safe and properous 2021Next year every penny will count even more than usual, and with our support we can unlock the hidden
new normal coffee shop cafe

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
Coffee Shop Queue

Are you in your guests top 25?

New research has discovered that people tend to visit a maximum of 25 different places on a regular basis. Once they have found a place they are comfortable with they tend to stick

Frugalpac – Recyclable from Recyled

 FRUGALCUPS SORRY - All CUPS HAVE BEEN ALLOCATEDSub TextWe get to hear about a lot of new innovations in the coffee business but really wanted to share this with you.It’s called
coffee shop operations

Positives from Negatives – Covid-19

Positives from Negatives The Covid-19 outbreak will affect everyone's livelihood as it spreads across the globe. If you own or run a coffee shop, cafe or other hospitality business anywhere in the
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

Coffee Shop Innovation Expo 2019

We are back in partnership with The Coffee Shop Innovation Expo for 2019 A date for your diary! For the last two years, at The Coffee Shop Innovation Expo, we have had
Flat White, Andrew Bowen, Claire Bowen

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

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
andrew bowen, nobly POS forum

The Future of Hospitality…Nobly POS

Andrew Bowen speaks at the Nobly POS, 'Future of Hospitality' forum held at Jaz&Juls Chocolate House, Chapel Market, Islington, London.              
UK Cafe coffee shop milk price survey 2018

UK Cafe Milk Price Survey 2018 Results

We have been asking UK coffee shop and café owners to complete our 2018 Café Milk Price survey. Most independent coffee shops and cafés rarely talk to other similar businesses about
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
Claire Bowen Speaker Hotelympia

Claire Bowen at Hotelympia

Claire is presenting "The 7 Deadly Sins Coffee Shop Owners Make' at Hotelympia on Monday 5th March at  ExCel London.Find out more here Tickets for the show are free to the

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 are staggering;