Tag Archives: Growth

New publication: Challenges and opportunities of new retail horizons in emerging markets: The case of a rising coffee culture in China

If you follow news about developments in the coffee and coffee shop industry then you may have seen recent articles about the growth of coffee shop culture in China, in particular about the rapid growth of Luckin Coffee, (a Beijing … Continue reading

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2017 on Cafe Spaces: A Year in Review

As the end of 2017 draws near I’ve been reflecting on how my work has developed over the year.  As more regular readers of the blog may have noted, I was off on maternity leave until the summer, so in … Continue reading

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The coffee shop market in Europe: growth and the future

Allegra Strategies one of the leading coffee industry market research companies recently published the newest version of its Project Café Europe. The 2018 version according to this article from the Independent indicated that 21 out of 25 European countries experienced … Continue reading

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Cafe Nation? New publication on the UK cafe industry 

So while the ‘Spaces of Community‘ project has now been going for a bit now academic publishing time scales means that it’s only now that some of the publications are coming into fruition. The first article published this month which … Continue reading

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Greek horizons: the growth of the Mikel Coffee Company

  My current research project on cafés, focuses largely on the UK, but given the globalized nature of the coffee and café industry more generally, it’s very difficult to look at just one country in isolation, and I am interested … Continue reading

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Indian café culture: the rise of Café Coffee Day

Stopping for a latte, cappuccino or mocha has been common place in many western cities for some time, but more recently it is a frequent occurrence in many Indian cities which are experiencing a growth of cafés and as part … Continue reading

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