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45 store openings a year is the target for Caffe Nero

45 store openings a year is the target for Caffe Nero

Caffe Nero is showing no let-up in its desire to scale its business, with the company planning to have opened 45 new sites by the end of its fiscal year in May. The coffee chain’s intention to grow its store presence is a “key part” of its UK strategy, revealed in parent company Italian Coffee

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.

Harris + Hoole eyes first new central London store in 18 months

Five-year-old coffee chain Harris + Hoole is readying for central London expansion three years on from wave of closures off the back of Tesco partnership fallout. The brand, which is now part of the Caffe Nero Group, is preparing to launch a central London store following the opening of a Tesco-based site in Kensington in

EVERY LITTLE HELPS: Where Tesco is spending its catering equipment budget

With nearly 500 cafes to its name, supermarket giant Tesco owns one of the biggest kitchen estates in the UK. FEJ finds out where it’s putting its catering equipment budget. When Tesco shelled out £49m for restaurant chain Giraffe four years ago, it represented a dynamic vision of how the supermarket giant thought consumers would

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.