German coffee shop chain Tchibo is to open retail outlets in the UK. The chain, which sells a range of gifts alongside its coffee, has signed a deal to open 100 outlets in Somerfield stores by Christmas. A further 16 coffee shops, plus more Somerfield outlets, are planned for next year. The chain already has 1,150 outlets worldwide and sells coffee directly to restaurants and hotels. The Times 13/11/04 page 41

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