It won't. Here's why. Gene Marks Published 6:00 am CDT, Thursday, May 30, 2019 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images How Does That Independent Coffee Shop Survive? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Ever wonder how that local coffee shop owner makes money? The fact of the matter is...she’s isn’t. Does that surprise you? It shouldn't. Just think about the numbers. Let's suppose you're running a single coffee shop in an average American town or city. I'll be generous and assume you have about 200 customers coming in your store daily and each spends, on average, about five bucks. … [Read more...] about How Does That Independent Coffee Shop Survive?
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Jonathan Drew, Associated Press Updated 9:48 am CDT, Thursday, April 11, 2019 Firefighters and emergency personnel work the scene of a building fire in downtown Durham, N.C., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Authorities say emergency officials responded to an explosion and fire possibly caused by a gas leak. less Firefighters and emergency personnel work the scene of a building fire in downtown Durham, N.C., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Authorities say emergency officials responded to an explosion and fire possibly caused ... more Photo: Gerry Broome, AP Photo: Gerry Broome, AP Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Firefighters and emergency personnel work the scene of a building fire in downtown Durham, N.C., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Authorities say emergency officials responded … [Read more...] about Fire chief: Coffee shop owner was told to leave before blast
CORK, Ireland – Jeffrey Velasco comes from humble beginnings. Originally from Tondo in Manila, Velasco managed to carve a niche in Ireland’s coffee industry. “Yung humble beginning nagsimula ako sa pagiging pedicab driver sa Tondo. At the same time, sa gabi nagtitinda ako ng balut,” Velasco recalled. He later worked as an electronics technician in Taiwan for several years. But the entrepreneurial spirit within him burned and he ended up starting a billiards and bar place, as well as an internet café upon coming back home at the end his work contract in Taiwan. The lure of a better life led him once again abroad, this time in Ireland in 2006. With the support of his wife who is a nurse, his dream slowly came to fruition. In Ireland, Velasco worked as a coffee barista in the morning and a staff in a bed and breakfast place during the night. The training proved to be valuable in the industry that he is in and is passionate about. In 2013, and with the … [Read more...] about From pedicab to balut: Meet Pinoy coffee shop owner in Ireland
By Aleksandra Sagan The Canadian Press Sat., Jan. 12, 2019 VANCOUVER—Customers who don‘t work in the building that houses Kento Kitayama’s tiny cafe near Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood better be prepared to settle for takeout. He can only take orders through a little window facing the sidewalk. Iktsuarpok Coffee Stand, which opened late last month, has no seating and sparse furnishings. Kitayama could likely stand in the middle of the roughly 17-square-metre shop and reach out to touch the sink, refrigerator and shelving unit, counter and espresso machine that mark the shop’s boundaries without moving. The cafe reminds the co-owner of how tobacco shops sold goods in his native Japan, but also suits his budgetary constraints. Kitayama and other business owners challenged by high rents in Canada’s two most expensive housing markets are turning to creative solutions in tiny spaces to open cafes that otherwise might not be … [Read more...] about Tiny coffee shops help owners save on rent in high-cost Toronto, Vancouver
by Rebecca Tuffin There has been a huge growth of coffee shops, cafes and fast-food joints in Maidstone and across West Kent.The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data showed these businesses have more than doubled in two towns since 2010.Statistics for Maidstone show in 2010 there were 25, but when the most recent figures were released in October, numbers stood at 60.The KM counted eight more in the town centre by the end of the year, showing just how quickly the sector is growing.It is a similar story in Tonbridge and Malling, where the sector grew from 20 businesses in 2010, to 50 by the end of 2018.And in Tunbridge Wells the number rose from 35 to 60 in the same period.But of course, more businesses on high streets naturally means more competition.People in the UK drink 95 million cups of coffee each day, up from 70 million 10 years ago, according to a study by the Centre for Economics and Business Research.One in 10 are sold in coffee shops, and more than half of those … [Read more...] about Number of coffee shops in town centre doubles