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Costa seeks to arrest decline in high street store performance

Costa seeks to arrest decline in high street store performance

Costa Coffee is pulling out all the stops to arrest a decline in business at its traditional high street branches, the chain revealed this morning. The company’s revenue soared 7% during its latest quarter, for the three months to the end of November 2017, with the launch of new drive-thru, retail park and travel locations

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.

Chains compensate for downward price pressure with higher costing sides

A new report from foodservice trends analyst Horizons FS says competition in the eating out sector is pushing the price of some dishes down in many high street venues. However, the Horizons Menu Trends report says operators are compensating by introducing a wider variety of side dishes, extra toppings and special sauces to sell to

Nespresso to become the next big coffee shop chain?

Nespresso is preparing to open its first ever café in London as it engineers a move into the high street foodservice market. The company is promising consumers “a new premium coffee shop experience” after confirming details of its plans to diversify this week. It has applied for a joint venture with Austrian catering company Do