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Start Up A Coffee Shop ClubThe Ultimate Shortcut to starting your Coffee Shop or Café   UNIQUE CONTENT   We’ve created a community and entire training resource for new coffee shop and
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

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
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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
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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
"Best Coffee Book of all time - book authority"

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'
Andrew Bowen - how to open a coffee shop and choose a location

Where to open a coffee shop or cafe?

If you are planning to open a coffee shop or cafe, or have already opened, then you will know that the choice of location can be the difference between success
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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
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
Ordoo pre order app

How technology can give you an edge

This week, we met with Tom Dewhurst, Founder & CEO of Ordoo at their offices in Old Street, London. Ordoo is the UKs leading mobile ordering app for coffee shops. What’s
Andrew Bowen, Claire Bowen, Coffeepreneurs, speakers

Caffe Culture Presentaion

Here is our presentation at Caffe Culture at Olympia in London on May 24th about the Authors Andrew & Claire Bowen are the authors of 'The Daily Grind - how to open
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
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

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

Restaurant Unstoppable Podcast

We were delighted to be asked to be guests on The Restaurant Unstoppable Podcast by Eric Cacciatore recently. Eric invites the best mentors from the restaurant, bar and cafe industry to
Andrew Bowen, Claire Bowen

Love at First Sight!

Love at first sight You only get one chance to make a first impression they say, and it's never more important than when it's your own business. Impressing customers on their very

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

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
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

Cafe16 UK – latest coffee shop research

We were invited last week to the launch of the Allegra World Coffee Portal, Project Cafe16 UK report. With the input of over 16,000 people, it's the definitive report on the