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
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Need a barista

Need a Barista launch in LondonWe caught up with Alex from www.needabarista.co.uk to talk about how he is working with coffee shop and cafe owners to reduce the stress of covering missing

UNROOTED

Unrooted at The London Coffee FestivalEvery now and again we find a new product that could be a great addition to a cafe or coffee shop menu. At the London

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

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
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It’s not about the Price…

It's not about the price....If you are a coffee shop or cafe owner/manager then you may be thinking that the only way to get through the next few years is
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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
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Coffee shop and Café COVID-19 Plan

The COVID-19 crisis impacts on coffee shops, cafes and restaurants across the world. It feels unreal like the ship has now gone down and the crew are in the lifeboats. The
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Coffee Shops and the Coronavirus

The impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is far-ranging across the world and will affect hospitality businesses like coffee shops and cafes because of the fear of it spreading in a social
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Best coffee books of all time

It's always heartwarming getting a compliment or being recognised for doing something well. Recently our book 'The Daily Grind - how to open and run a coffee shop that makes money'

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

Have you put up your value lately?

Since coming back from the London Coffee Festival a few weeks ago, we have been musing about the new product's and trends that were there in abundance again. The one thing
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
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 levels, as
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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.              
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;
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
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Winter, spring, summer or fall

Winter, spring, summer or fall, all you've got to do is 'change menu' With apologies to James Taylor, in his timeless favourite, 'You've got a Friend'. Each season moves along with the