Irish branded coffee shop market continues to grow

The total Irish coffee shop market is estimated at 502 outlets and continues to outperform the Irish retail sector with significant sales growth of 14%, to reach total turnover of €284m. According to Allegra World Coffee Portal’s definitive report, Project Café2015 Ireland, the coffee-focused market has driven overall growth in the last 12 months. Physical […]

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Slow growth for Germany’s highly competitive branded coffee shop market

Germany’s branded coffee shop market shows flat growth in outlet numbers and a 2.2% increase in turnover as operators concentrate on improving product offers and store profitability, according to a definitive report from Allegra Strategies World Coffee Portal, Project Kaffee2015 Deutschland The German branded coffee shop market, which includes coffee-focused American-style chains, large bakery chains, […]

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The rise of coffee in the hospitality industry

For restaurants, pubs and hotels that take pride in the standard of their food, beverage and service offering, choosing not to take coffee seriously seems strange, especially as a morning and after-dinner coffee is a common ritual for many people.

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Spotlight on the Nordic Countries

With a total area of almost 1.5 million miles² and an estimated population of more than 26 million, the Nordic countries are surprisingly vast. They’re also among the countries with the best macroeconomic performance, making them ideal for businesses looking to expand into these regions.

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