Costa Coffee

Spirit strengthens Costa link up

Spirit strengthens Costa link up

Spirit Pub Company has strengthened its link up with Costa Coffee by making the Whitbread-owned chain’s branded coffee available across its Chef & Brewer, Fayre & Square and Flaming Grill brands.

Daniels: ubs must stop obsession with price

Beer — It’s An Affordable Treat

“Whoever says buying beer in a pub is expensive,” I wrote on my pub’s Twitter and Facebook feeds on Tuesday, “has clearly never bought two coffees in Costa...”

Breakfast sales boost at Barracuda

Breakfast sales boost at Barracuda

By Michelle Perrett

Barracuda Group, has revealed that the introduction of breakfasts has led to a 35% increase in like-for-like sales across its estate during the 9-12...

Varsity: rationalisation of estate

Barracuda to reduce number of Varsity pubs

By Ewan Turney

Managed operator Barracuda is to reduce the number of its student-focused Varsity venues by 12 to 27. Barracuda is to sell off four sites, re-brand...

Whitbread: bought Coffee Nation

Whitbread buys Coffee Nation

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Whitbread, the leisure group, has this morning reported a 6.7% increase in like-for-like sales for the 50 weeks to 17 February 2011, driven by strong...

Costa: working with SA Brain in Cardiff

SA Brain teams up with Costa coffee

By John Harrington

SA Brain has opened a stand alone Costa Coffee outlet in one of its Cardiff pubs as part of a franchise agreement.

Barracuda: pubs will open at 9am

Barracuda adds Costa coffee to pubs

By Ewan Turney

Managed operator Barracuda is to roll-out Costa coffee across its 217-strong pub estate — and will now open at 9am for breakfast.

Tea and coffee

Tea and coffee

Most licensees can increase their profits by offering hot drinks to their customers - but be sure to carefully assess the potential before taking the...