China continues to be one of the largest growing markets for the coffee shop industry. But what is the secret of its new coffee business model?Read more
Turkey has a long-established coffee culture with a rich history that has become ingrained in many elements of Turkish culture. Deemed so important in 2013 UNESCO inscribed Turkish coffee culture and tradition into the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Consumption of coffee in Turkey for 2017 was still relatively low compared to many European countries but Turkey has experienced a growth in many coffee shop chains over recent years, including the global giant Starbucks and its competitors.
Transport hubs have long been places where coffee shops have had a presence, and to some extent the trends inRead more
Weeks ago, I was giving a lecture on the economics of the coffee industry as part of an international businessRead more
People working on laptops, or sitting looking at their smartphones in a cafe is a common scene. A recurring conversation takes placeRead more
One of the leading figures in the coffee industry, James Hoffman, co-founder of Square Mile Coffee Roasters, has often thoughtRead more
One aspect of my research into the coffee shop industry is the extent to which the industry contributes to theRead more
Last month, Jennifer Ferreira, a researcher in the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University and Opinion Leader atRead more
An article on BBC News outlined ‘four solutions to the disposable coffee cup problem’. It re-highlights the scale of the disposable coffeeRead more
How do cafes use social media to stand out from the crowd if everyone is posting about coffee? The Cat andRead more