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Interview: Caffè Nero Group Founder and CEO Gerry Ford

What happens when your local independent coffee shop scales into an international brand? The answer looks a lot like Caffè Nero, which since 1997 has blazed a trail through the UK café market and successfully expanded across 11 countries. Allegra Group Founder and CEO Jeffrey Young sat down with Caffè Nero Group Founder and CEO Gerry […]

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UK coffee shops: The Coronavirus Impact Study

The UK hospitality industry is tentatively reopening with social-distancing measures following months of closure due to the coronavirus lockdown. World Coffee Portal, in partnership with Alpro, gathered insight from 211 UK café and coffee shops to better understand the impact of the lockdown and what the road to recovery could look like A deserted high […]

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