“Mine’s a cappuccino”: why selling coffee in pubs is a no-brainer

coffee in spaceLast year the Telegraph published a fascinating article which detailed why coffee shops are replacing pubs in Britain.

Unless you’ve been living on Kepler 452b, you will have noticed the huge rise in coffee shops across our town and city centres which has taken place over the last 15 years. Chains like Costas and Starbucks seem to be everywhere; while independent coffee houses are also booming.

This increase in the number of coffee and cake dispensaries has coincided with the continuing decline of public houses.

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15 PR Bloggers You Should Follow in 2015

News follower-1Everything was easy in the old days, pick up the phone to the local paper and hey presto, some column inches to promote your latest event.

Alas, the local paper is not the force it once was, declining readership has sounded the death knell of print media. It’s all about digital media now, right?

Busy pub landlords don’t have time to keep up with the latest trends for reaching and engaging customers. Yet, if you want to run a pub filled with happy customers you’re going to have to do just that.

Which is why we’ve put together a list of the top PR bloggers that you should follow.

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