Coffee Shop

Why consider investing in a coffee shop franchise?

Why invest in a coffee shop franchise? Delicious, invigorating and addictive, coffee is big business. Thousands of coffee shops can now be found in the country’s towns and cities with many of these companies among the largest chains in the UK. In 2014, the country’s coffee shop industry was worth a huge £6.2 billion and sales had grown 6.4%. By 2016, the number of coffee shop outlets in the UK had risen from 16,500 in 2014 to almost 23,000. Turnover [...]

Coffee Franchises, the perfect brew for business success?

Coffee Shop Franchises There are a few things in life that are certain. These include death, taxes and the fact people will always want coffee. Which is why a coffee shop franchise is such a popular choice here in the UK.Most people know what makes a good coffee shop, so it doesn’t take a huge amount of specialist knowledge to get started in terms of experience or equipment. What really matters is good service, a quality product and a pleasant [...]

Coffee On The Coast – Sam Joins The Network

Say hello to Sam, who joined the Really Awesome Coffee mobile cafe franchise network in October last year. Sam attended a franchise discovery day at our headquarters and decided to bring coffee to the coast in his home town of Hastings. Prior to joining the franchise, Sam spent most of his working career in the print industry. He worked in a number of different roles including; freelance photographer, print cartridge sales and consultancy. “I’ve worked in print in some way shape [...]

Coffee shop franchises, a sound investment

Coffee Shop Franchises, a sound investment?Investing in coffee shop franchises could prove an extremely wise business move.Over the past decade the Internet has become an integral part of most people's lives with easy and affordable access, wherever they are a necessity for many. That's why investing in an Internet cafe franchise could prove an extremely wise business move.For over ten years the Internet cafe industry has flourished as more and more people look to get online while stopping for [...]

Sandwich Shop Franchises A Cut Above

A sandwich shop franchise could provide a wide range of opportunities for anyone hoping to set-up their own business. The increased demand for snacks-on-the-go means that sandwich shops could be a great way to make money as well as providing a direct opportunity to deal with the general public. Potential franchisees are reminded that before committing to any operation they must make sure they do adequate market research and sufficient preparation for setting-up their own venture.The first step for anyone [...]

Bread Franchise Panning Out

Panera Bread expands area development agreements with five franchise groups.Panera Bread today announced additional area development agreements with several of its franchisees. The announcements, which represent commitments for a total of 33 new bakery-cafes, signify 2nd and 3rd generation expansions of development territories."One of the core strengths of Panera Bread is the extraordinary commitment of our franchise community," said Senior Vice President and Chief Franchise Officer Mike Kupstas. "It is exciting to have multiple franchise partners recommitting to further [...]

Jo To Go Coffee Franchise Brewing

Plans percolating for JO TO GO Coffee franchise expansion in Kansas City.It began when Kansas City’s newest entrepreneur, Richard Oatman, reached an agreement with JO TO GO America, INC. to open three JO TO GO Coffee® franchise locations in Kansas City.The buzz continues to grow. Preliminary renovations are already underway on the first drive-thru site. Richard said that remodelling should begin in late July. The drive through coffee bar will be located on Barry Rd. just West of I [...]

Bel-lemon-issima! Change Name, Change of Heart

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Rita's Ices, Cones, Shakes and Other Cool Stuff, the nation's largest Italian Ice chain, will hold a nationwide campaign to raise funds for and awareness of childhood cancer. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has been named the official corporate charity for Rita's Water Ice Franchise Company, LLC. More than 12,500 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer annually.During July, the more than 370 Rita's locations nationwide will be selling special paper lemons for [...]

Vitality Juice Java and Smoothie Bar Franchise Plans Healthy Growth

As Vitality Juice-Java and Smoothie Bar looks back on the rebuilding process resulting in the re-opening of their two pre-Katrina outlets, the health and wellness chain has shifted their focus back to the goal of expanding in the southern Louisiana region and in other key markets. By opening additional stores based on the same high standards, Vitality's smash hit concept will see healthy growth continue as it enters its third year.In line with these goals, Vitality Juice-Java and Smoothie [...]

Top Slice For Delifrance Cafe

The Délifrance concept café has won the British Sandwich Association’s ‘Coffee Bar Sandwich Retailer of the Year’. Crowned as the best in the UK at the BSA’s annual “Sammies” awards in London on 18 May 2006, Délifrance UK Ltd fought off stiff competition from popular high street names to clinch the national title.The Délifrance continental café opened in Manchester last August as a boulangerie-style café serving premium sandwiches, breads, patisserie and coffee. Its sandwiches are made fresh on the [...]