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 Shop franchises can be a high profit franchise opportunity. Most consumers have a favourite brand of coffee which they show a high degree of loyalty. The major franchise brands in this sector have stylish high street outlets, where consumers can work, chat and meet free often providing free wi-fi, this is a popular feature with workers, shopper and families alike.
As reported in the Financial Times (March 2015) UK coffee drinkers purchase 1.7bn cups each year. The coffee market has enjoyed impressive growth in recent years, there are now around 18,000 outlets in the UK, according to industry specialists the number of outlets is expected to rise to 21,000 by 2020.
Many savvy investors can see the potential of running their own franchised Coffee Shop. A Coffee Shop franchise is an obvious choice, with various investment levels required, first class training, support, and computerised ordered systems. The Coffee Shop franchisors have the daily operations down to a fine art and these can be replicated throughout the UK.