Tag Archives: Johnnie Richardson

Pubs closing and the opportunity that this presents for you…

Today’s Guardian has yet another story about the closure of pubs and clubs. http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jun/06/bars-pubs-bust We’ve talked about this many times and in many formats but it continues to be a great opportunity for coffee shops.  The reality is that the big three historical centres of a community are all disappearing: 1.  Churches – as a… Read More »

Tales from New York 1 – How well do YOU target YOUR customers?

I’m just back from nearly three weeks in the US and spent considerable time in New York – it is, as ever, just about the most stimulating city on the planet. I saw some amazing retailing and some inspirational restaurants but I have to say the quality of the coffee bars (that I saw anyway)… Read More »

So what?

Why are you doing what you do? What is the outcome? What are you slogging away day to day for? Most people simply can’t answer these questions within their business. You must be able to clearly state what it is that you want out of the business in an effort to properly move towards that.… Read More »