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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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Trends and patterns in coffee, cafes and coffee shops

The Specialty Coffee Association has recently published two news pieces with data (and nice infographics) about the coffee industry, the first looking at specialty coffee consumption trends in the US, and the second on the size of the coffee market … Continue reading

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Coffee shops, The Conversation and radio

There have been a few articles in the media recently about if the UK is close to reaching peak coffee shop. The BBC asked if the UK was reaching coffee shop saturation point, ITV News ran a short piece on … Continue reading

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Coffee shop culture in Australia

‘In Australia, coffee isn’t fuel for work – it’s a way of life’. Milkman (2016). While coffee may be a global commodity, and coffee shop cultures have emerged across the world, each country tends to have its own flavour of … Continue reading

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Wandering the streets of Riga: Cafes, coffee, and roasting

Recently I was in Riga for work (a different project to the one on cafés). This was my first trip to Latvia, and of course I took the opportunity to check out some of the café culture on offer. I … Continue reading

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