Category Archives: Caffe Nero

The story of two coffee shops – which one are you?

I was working in a small provincial town recently and spoke to the owners of two coffee shops approximately thirty yards apart.  They were on the usual, slightly decimated, High Street that can be found in almost any town in the UK.  Lots of “To Let” signs and empty stores. In between them was a… Read More »

Some facts about the business of coffee

According to a recent Mintel report the market for branded coffee shops will increase by 52% from 2006 to 2011.  The profile it follows will be something like this. 2006 – £675 million 2007 – £736 million 2008 – £801 million 2009 – £874 million 2010 – £948 million 2011 – £1.02 billion The big… Read More »