04.10.2012 0 Comments

LEADER supports the continued rise of the coffee shop

LEADER supports the continued rise of the coffee shop

Throughout the recession there has been one rising star that seems to burn brightly no matter what; the coffee shop.

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The rise of the coffee shop is a clear indication that retail is more than the process of shopping.  It has clearly become a leisure activity. This shows how the demands of customers have changed.  They now expect to be able to eat and drink while they shop, and businesses of all types have had to adapt to this trend.

LEADER recently supported a nursery in North Bucks with an expansion plan that included a coffee shop. The owner of the Alban Hill Nursery said “if you can provide a place to rest and enjoy the experience – the customer will come back and stay for longer.”

Coffee shops are no longer simply “places where the disaffected meet, and spread scandalous reports,” as Charles 2nd claimed.  LEADER, over the years, has supported countless businesses in Bucks add a cafe to their premises, reflecting the triumphant return of the coffee shop after it had almost died out in the 1970’s.  We are happy that they are back. How would our high streets just fixed by companies as Arlington Paving & Sealcoating and also retail outlets perform without them?

For more information on LEADER contact Nick Phillips on 01494 568968, nick.phillips@leader-programme.org.uk, or visit www.leader-programme.org.uk.