Cafes & Coffee Shops

  • Coffee straw Starbucks
    News

    Starbucks and UberEats to expand delivery across UK

    2019-03-21T08:22:00Z

    Starbucks and UberEats are set to expand their delivery partnership across London this summer, and to more UK cities later this year.

  • Department of Coffee and Social Affairs
    News

    DoCaSA acquires Small Batch Coffee

    2019-03-12T08:51:00Z

    The Department for Coffee and Social Affairs (DoCaSA) has taken over Small Batch Coffee, the Brighton-based Luke Johnson backed group, MCA understands.

  • Bear Coffee Co
    News

    BEAR eyes rollout with Jack Wills

    2019-02-22T18:02:00Z

    BEAR, the East Midlands based coffee shop operator, has confirmed its partnership with Jack Wills, as flagged up by MCA earlier this month, and said the format could be rolled out across the UK and worldwide.

  • I'll Have What Shes Having
    Opinion

    Sweet success

    2019-02-22T13:27:00Z

    Tapping into consumer demand for value, indulgence and Instagram-friendly menus, dessert bars appear to have found a sweet spot in the market. Georgi Gyton takes a look at the growth of this area of the eating-out sector, much of which has been under the radar

  • jamaica blue
    News

    Jamaica Blue to open concession in Next

    2019-02-22T09:10:00Z

    Jamaica Blue is to open a concession site within clothing store Next, and hints there could be more to come, it has been reported.

  • Coffee beans
    News

    The Gentlemen Baristas line up three London sites

    2019-02-21T09:35:00Z

    The Gentlemen Baristas has lined up three new sites in central London for its coffee shop and business, MCA has learnt.

  • News

    Greggs’ vegan sausage roll drives New Year sales lift

    2019-02-19T09:27:00Z

    Greggs has said the publicity around its vegan sausage roll launch helped drive like-for-like sales (lfls) growth of 9.6% in its company-owned stores in the seven weeks to 16 February.

  • News

    Baker & Spice sold to DoCASA

    2019-02-19T09:12:00Z

    Patisserie Holdings has sold four Baker & Spice outlets to the Department of Coffee & Social Affairs (DoCASA) for £2.5m.

  • Opinion

    Playing the long game

    2019-02-14T08:41:00Z

    Yesterday, it was revealed that EAT has appointed advisory firm Spayne Lindsay to review its options. On the back of this, James Wallin speaks to chief executive Andrew Walker about the turnaround of the business, its international ambitions and why any sale process is 12 to 18 months away.

  • Greggs exterior
    News

    Greggs’ vegan sausage rollout

    2019-02-13T08:31:00Z

    Greggs is rolling out the availability of its vegan sausage roll across its estate, capitalising on huge PR success it has generated.