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Caffè Nero hires new CEO to grow 600-strong UK business

Caffè Nero hires new CEO to grow 600-strong UK business

High street coffee shop chain Caffè Nero has appointed a hospitality guru as its new CEO to spearhead its ambitious growth plans. Will Stratton-Morris joins Caffè Nero from SSE retail, where he was divisional CEO. He has previously been the CEO of the Intercontinental Hotel Group for UK and Ireland and has more than 25 years’ experience

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Harris + Hoole ‘can co-exist on same high streets’ as owner Caffe Nero

Coffee chain Harris + Hoole insists there is enough differentiation between itself and parent company Caffe Nero to be able to exist within the same high street locations. There were concerns over whether the two food-to-go operators would be able to share the same territories following Caffe Nero’s acquisition of Harris + Hoole last year.

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Starbucks, Compass and Caffè Nero set to talk shop

Caffè Nero’s business development director Paul Ettinger, Compass Group’s marketing director Louise Pilkington and Starbucks’s senior innovation manager for EMEA Rachel Chatterton (pictured), are the latest additions to lunch!’s keynote line-up, it has been revealed. Taking place at London ExCeL next month, on 21-22 September, the UK’s biggest food-to-go trade show will feature over 20

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Ultraviolet light system banishes ‘faecal ice’ fears for restaurant chains

A leading US sanitation specialist is aiming to put an end to any ice contamination fears operators may have in the wake of a BBC investigation that found traces of ‘faecal bacteria’ on ice served by three high street coffee chains. BioZone Scientific insists its IceZone system, which uses the power of ultraviolet light to

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Bum deal for coffee chains as BBC ‘finds faecal bacteria in ice’

An episode of Watchdog that airs this evening will claim that ice from three of the UK’s biggest coffee shop chains has been found to contain bacteria from faeces. Samples of iced drinks from Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffe Nero contained varying levels of the bacteria, according to investigators working for the BBC show. At

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Sainsbury’s, Pret and Caffe Nero descend on Cambridge retail quarter

Property developer Brookgate has announced that a trio of leading brands will spearhead the retail offer at Station Square, a new public space and focal point for CB1, the vibrant new city quarter being developed around Cambridge station. Sainsbury’s has taken 4,476 sq ft and will provide convenient supermarket shopping for the 10 million passengers

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Caffé Nero swoops on Tesco’s unwanted coffee chain

Tesco’s sale of non-core assets continued today with confirmation that coffee chain Harris + Hoole is being sold off to high street coffee group Caffe Nero. All 43 Harris + Hoole stores will be taken over by Caffe Nero, which is the third largest chain in the UK coffee shop sector behind Starbucks and Costa.