Expert Opinion

Adventures of a Coffee Trainer by Emma Haines

Emma Haines tackles the issue of climate change and its impact on the coffee sector.

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Allegra reveals huge Middle East potential for western cafe concepts

Allegra reports significant growth forecast over next five years in Middle East, with 'world of opportunity' for western operators.

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Adventures of a Coffee Trainer by Emma Haines

Celebrating women in the industry from farm to cup.

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Adventures of a Coffee Trainer by Emma Haines

Emma Haines tackles the issue of coffee prices and the part we all have to play.

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New research reveals evening trade worth £758m for cafes

Huge growth opportunity for coffee shops after 5pm, reveals NPD, which values OOH evening trade occasions at £758m.

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Gaining traction this summer on social media

Success on social media is key for growing business and keeping customers engaged. Matthew Algie has been gaining traction online this month by promoting its top tips for building strong online relationships this summer.

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VIEWPOINT: Growth opportunites by NPD's Dominic Allport

NPD's Dominic Allport looks at how coffee shops continue to grow in a crowded market.

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Decaffeinated Coffee: Is it the end of Death before Decaf?

Decaffeinated coffee has been much maligned for being an inferior product. But is that about the change? Michelle Perrett reports.

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Adventures of a Coffee Trainer by Emma Haines

Not Another Blog!’ I hear you cry. ‘Someone else jumping on the digital bandwagon and hoping to become Insta-famous from a few beautifully edited snaps and some clever wording?’

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VIEWPOINT: Kamal Bengougam, Eversys

'Competing in a world saturated with coffee shops' - an industry viewpoint by Kamal Bengougam.

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VIEWPOINT: Lessons from the casual dining sector by NPD's Dominic Allport

As news' headlines focus on the challenges facing the casual dining sector, our expert this week addresses the lessons learned and the opportunities.

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Focus on being a better business to survive tough market ahead, say experts

The coffee sector is going to get tougher for operators as increased competition and growth continues, warns David Blair, director of Beanworks. But all is not lost for those who rise to the challenge, take control and run a better, more profitable business. Michelle Perrett reports.

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