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Starbucks embarks on adventures in Italy

In 2016 Starbucks, one of the world’s largest coffee shop chains, announced that it was going to enter, Italy, its ‘most intimidating market yet’ (Chandler, 2017), over 30 years after its CEO Howard Schultz travelled to Italy and was inspired … Continue reading

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Coffee and a furball: the rise of animal cafes

  It was reported this week that Bristol is the next city in the UK to get its first cat cafe, a cafe where visitors can spend time with cats roaming around while they have their coffee. Bristol is one … Continue reading

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Exploring London’s Lost Coffee Houses

To support my investigation into the role of cafes in society today I’ve been looking into their role in the past too. When introducing my research  I often point the long history that coffee houses have had in the UK, … Continue reading

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