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How Sponsoring a Charity can Boost your Business

How Sponsoring a Charity can Boost your Business

27/05/2016 0
How Sponsoring a Charity can Build your BusinessLaunching our Macmillan Coffee Morning fundraiseEvery business now has to be seen to be offering some sort of corporate social responsibility. All the major companies are sponsoring charities and also recognising the need to get involved locally- check out the Costa of the coffee world.As a smaller independent coffee shop you may wonder what you can do. Funds are restricted and also time is limited. A great idea is to get behind the Macmillan...
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How to Choose a Great Coffee supplier

How to Choose a Great Coffee supplier

23/05/2016 0
This article has been written by  Sadie Hopkins from businessforsale.com but as the Customer Sales and Support Manager for Continental Coffee Company I have highlighted the benefits we can offer to support you in your new venture. I hope you benefit from the read.So, you've found your premises, picked a coffee machine and are all setThe only slight problem is now what coffee to use? How do you pick a coffee which is suitable for your customers, your budget and your business model?There are...
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Biggest Fair Trade Coffee Break

Biggest Fair Trade Coffee Break

04/05/2016 0
World Fairtrade Coffee Break 13 – 15th May. Organising a Fairtrade coffee break is a great opportunity to pass on the message that Fairtrade means supporting coffee farmers and workers to combat the effects of climate change all year round.Taking PartThe Campaign simply involves counting the number of coffees your café, restaurant or bar serves during the period between the 13th to 15th May.It is a great way to promote the ethics of your business and there is lots of support from Fairt...
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Why Coffee Shops are Replacing Pubs in Britain

Why Coffee Shops are Replacing Pubs in Britain

11/04/2016 0
   Growth in the coffee shop market in Britain shows no signs of abating! Great News for you our Continental Coffee Customers.  Ok, so according to a recent article published in the Guardian by Nathalie Thomas, Leisure and Transport Correspondent; the overall market in the UK recorded a 6.4pc increase in sales in 2013 and there were 16,501 coffee shops across the country by the end of last year.Yes we do have to talk about the likes of Costa Coffee, part of the Whitebread leisure group, ...
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The Secret to a Successful Coffee Shop?

The Secret to a Successful Coffee Shop?

Tom 17/03/2016 0
Top Ten Tips1. Consistently serve the finest espresso. I was surprised to read how valued this is in a day where arguably price matters? But to the coffee consuming client 100% quality matters. Customers will walk past ten other competitors to get to the best which is great news as you don’t need to be in the most expensive location. Reputation spreads. Buy the best espresso coffee machine you can  and only buy the top quality 100% Arabica beans or Arabica 90%/Robusta 10% freshly roasted beans...
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