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Thank you very much for spending time with us yesterday we both thoroughly enjoyed the course. The course was was very insightful and inspiring and has urged us even greater to do as it says in your final slide. ‘make it happen’. Thank you also for being so open about the figures that are set to be involved that really was very helpful

Will & Kay

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starting a coffee shop or cafe hints & tips

December 5, 2010

How to start a coffee shop

This blog will give you help and guidance on how to start a coffee shop. All these notes are taken directly from my experience of starting […]
October 15, 2018

How much can I earn from a coffee shop

The question I get asked the most during my “How to start a coffee shop” course is what is the realistic amount of money I can […]
September 19, 2018

Tanzanian Coffee Shop

A Tanzanian Coffee Shop has launched in Digbeth, Birmingham, based in a former Mexican restaurant. Digbeth is an area of Birmingham which has been up and […]
August 25, 2018

5 things to improve your coffee shop

5 things your coffee shop can do to make it a success and improve your profits.
March 29, 2018

Evaluating coffee shop locations

Location, Location, Location is so true but how do you evaluate a location. We have developed a tool to help you evaluate your potential new locations.
January 24, 2018

Are you cut out for running a coffee shop?

The dream of owning a coffee shop or cafe is a strong one for lots of people but are you cut out for the realities of […]
December 8, 2017
Cup of coffee cost price

Profit in a cup of Coffee

Calculating the cost and profit of each cup of coffee is important to understand when opening or running your own cafe or coffee shop. We show you how.
December 5, 2017
Strada AV

Espresso Machine

La Marzocco Strada AV After a lot of testing and trying out new machines we have decided to go for the 3-Group La Marzocco Strada AV. […]
November 26, 2017

Taking a coffee shop Cashless

It wasn’t too long ago that the majority of payments in a coffee shop were made by cash but contactless changed that. Since it’s introduction it’s […]
July 19, 2015
iPad shopwave

iPad till Comparison

We have been using Aireus on our iPads as a till system for the last couple of years. At the point we decided to move to […]
June 19, 2015
Aireus iPad epos

Coffee Shop iPad tills

We have been using iPad tills in our emporiums for a couple of years now and that makes us a fairly early adopter of the technology. […]
October 15, 2018

How much can I earn from a coffee shop

The question I get asked the most during my “How to start a coffee shop” course is what is the realistic amount of money I can […]
December 8, 2012

People will quit

The coffee shop industry suffers from high turnover in staff with the industry average being just 13-weeks employed. This level of staff turnover means a constant […]
June 17, 2012

Why are commercial landlords all to***ers?

I have rented offices before with previous businesses and always found the landlords bearable, not great but bearable. I expected landlords of retail space to be […]
January 28, 2012

Barista Pay

Pay is always a difficult and contentious issue with all employees and no matter what you do there will always be someone out there who can […]