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June 16, 2022

Using software and data to improve performance in coffee shops

May 9, 2022

Career progression for specialty coffee baristas

March 3, 2022

Opening & managing multiple coffee shops effectively

February 9, 2022

Should coffee shops ban laptops?

December 9, 2021

Exploring Greek coffee shop culture

August 3, 2022

Why is staff turnover an issue for coffee shops?

For some years now, high rates of staff turnover have been an issue in the hospitality sector, including coffee shops. For instance, according to research from management software platform Deputy, the UK hospitality industry alone has an employee turnover rate of 30% – double the national average. Furthermore, staff turnover rates were also prominent before Covid-19, but the pandemic only made things worse. This forced many coffee shops and roasters… read more

For some years now, high rates of staff turnover have been an issue in the hospitality sector, including coffee shops. For instance, according to research from management software platform Deputy, the UK hospitality industry alone has an employee turnover rate… read more

August 3, 2022

Why is staff turnover an issue for coffee shops?

For some years now, high rates of staff turnover have been an issue in the hospitality sector, including coffee shops. For instance, according to research...

June 16, 2022

Using software and data to improve performance in coffee shops

Technology has never been so prominent in the coffee industry. Over the past few years, the increasing use of data has helped producers, roasters, and...

May 9, 2022

Career progression for specialty coffee baristas

For many baristas, a passion for high-quality coffee is one of the main reasons they work in the specialty coffee industry. But alongside this enthusiasm,...

March 3, 2022

Opening & managing multiple coffee shops effectively

For coffee shop owners, the natural next step after launching a single successful coffee shop is to open more and more locations. If done correctly,...

February 9, 2022

Should coffee shops ban laptops?

Coffee shops are widely considered social hubs in many communities and neighbourhoods around the world. They exist as places for people to connect and interact...

December 9, 2021

Exploring Greek coffee shop culture

Greece is one of the oldest and most prominent coffee consuming markets in the world. It’s estimated that as early as the 17th century, there...

November 10, 2021

Six coffee consumer trends around the world & how café owners can adapt to them

Around the world, there’s no denying that consumer tastes change across every sector, from food and beverage to fashion, electronics, and media. Coffee is no...

November 9, 2021

How can coffee shops diversify into offering different products?

Cafés and roasters have a core product that is – and always will be – the focus of their business: coffee. Selling drinks and bags...

November 2, 2021

A coffee shop owner’s guide to finding a wholesale roaster

Whether you’re thinking of opening a coffee shop or have owned one for a while, choosing where to source your coffee from is one of...

September 30, 2021

A barista’s guide to drink development

Around the world, some specialty coffee shops stand out from the rest. While branding, aesthetic appeal, and convenience are all key factors, ultimately it will...

August 25, 2021

Maximising water quality & consistency in your coffee shop

Coffee shops around the world have a simple mission: serve delicious coffee to customers to make sure they keep coming back, time and time again....

July 22, 2021

How is automation shaping the coffee industry?

Third wave coffee culture has become synonymous with the craft of making coffee – phrases like “hand-roasted” or “brewed by hand” are commonly used to...

June 21, 2021

Understanding supplier partnerships for coffee shops

There are a number of different ways to source coffee for your coffee shop. You can buy bags of coffee on demand from a wholesale...

June 16, 2021

Why would coffee shops choose to roast their own beans?

While there are exceptions, the majority of coffee shops and cafés worldwide start off buying their beans wholesale from a roaster. Today, this is the...

June 15, 2021

The third place: What is it & how does it relate to coffee shops?

Defined by urban sociologist Ray Oldenburg as an informal public gathering place that serves the community, the “third place” has been an integral part of...

April 19, 2021

“Efficiency increases productivity”: Organising barista workflow in your coffee shop

Customer satisfaction is a key aim for every coffee shop. By providing high quality food and drinks with friendly, efficient service, your customers will be...