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SSP Group CEO Kate Swann to step down

Kate Swann is to step down as CEO of travel site operator SPP Group after five years with the business.

New initiatives and passenger numbers drive SSP UK growth

Group revenue at Starbucks and Upper Crust travel sites operator SSP grew 13.5% in the last quarter of 2017.

Starbucks rolls out London lunchtime meal deal

Starbucks is going up against the likes of Boots and Tesco as it rolls out a £3.99 lunchtime meal deal at its stores across the capital. 

Starbucks cuts sugar in Christmas cakes

Starbucks has slashed sugar across its sweet bakery range, with reductions of up to 54%. 

Revealed: First site of SSP and Paul Hollywood bakery concept Knead

Starbucks and Upper Crust operator SSP is to open a new bakery concept with Paul Hollywood at London’s Euston station.

Costa, Starbucks and Caffè Nero respond to faecal bacteria investigation

Costa, Starbucks and Caffè Nero have pledged to take action following a BBC Watchdog investigation found that their ice contained bacteria from faeces.

SSP Group sales rise 8.1% to more than £1bn

Profits at Starbucks and Upper Crust travel sites operator SSP have soared by almost a quarter as sales break the £1bn mark.

Three new UK coffee shops open every day

A study commissioned for UK Coffee Week has found coffee shops pour £8.9bn into the UK economy a year.

SSP UK growth driven by rise in air passenger numbers

Starbucks and Upper Crust operator SSP has reported a 4.3% increase in sales for the first quarter of its financial year.

Upper Crust operator SSP to launch Paul Hollywood bakery concept

Starbucks and Upper Crust operator SSP has secured an agreement with Paul Hollywood to open a new bakery concept called Knead.

Starbucks’ red cups are back

High street coffee chain Starbucks has announced its Christmas sandwich range, as well as the return of its fast-becoming-traditional festive red cups.

Liz Moskow: ‘We'll all be eating chocolate cake for breakfast by 2017’

Liz Moskow, culinary director of Sterling-Rice Group and food trend expert, has stated that people will be eating chocolate cake for breakfast by 2017.

Starbucks agrees first drive-thru deal for shopping centre

International coffee chain Starbucks has signed a deal with Connswater shopping centre in Belfast to open the first ever drive-thru store in Northern Ireland.

Starbucks to trial recyclable coffee cups

Starbucks will begin testing a new kind of recyclable coffee cup as it looks to cut waste.

Starbucks to bake in-store

High street coffee chain Starbucks has agreed an investment and global licensing deal with Italian bakery chain Princi. The deal means baking is to be introduced to Starbucks stores for the first time in 2017. 

Starbucks to take on 1,000 apprentices in four years

Starbucks has pledged to double the number of apprentices it takes on in the UK by 2020. 

Starbucks responds to recycling jibes

Starbucks, the coffee shop chain, has announced that it will offer a 50p discount to customers who bring in their own coffee cup.

First sugar, now salt?

Starbucks, Caffé Nero and Costa pastries and sandwiches contain too much salt, according to research for The Telegraph.

New Starbucks drive-thru for Birmingham

Coffee chain Starbucks has brought forward new plans to open a drive-thru café in Northfield on the southern outskirts of Birmingham.

Starbucks UK has seen pre-tax profits rise to £34.2m for the year to 27 September
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Starbucks UK’s profits leap forwards

Starbucks UK has seen year-on-year pre-tax profits jump £32.2 million to reach £34.2m in the year to 27 September.

Starbucks franchisee secures expansion funds

Owner of the UK’s first Starbucks franchise Anil Patil has raised £10m to open 16 new sites.

Starbucks to boost staff pay

Coffee chain Starbucks will raise the average hourly rate it pays its staff to £7.98 per hour and offer a help-to-rent scheme.

Paris firm secures contract with Starbucks

Paris bakery Michel & Augustin has struck a deal with Starbucks to sell its cookies in 25 locations in New York, before potentially coming to the UK. 

Starbucks shuts La Boulange bakeries

Starbucks is to close its La Boulange bakery outlets, however will continue to serve the brand in US stores.

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Starbucks is top of the coffee shops in global brand value chart
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Discounters perform in global brands chart

Aldi and Lidl once again showed up the Big Four in the most valuable global retail brands chart. 

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Starbucks launches second evening site in UK
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Starbucks introduces second Evening store in UK

Coffee giant Starbucks has launched a second trial of its evening concept at Edinburgh Airport. 

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Starbucks has launched Cold Brew in three of 30 initial sites
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Starbucks brews up cold speciality

Starbucks has today launched Cold Brew in three central London stores, ahead of a roll-out to 30 sites. 

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Pret A Manger has introduced a trial Good Evenings menu at Strand site
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Pret embarks on evening dining pilot

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger has commenced a trial into evening trading in the wake of similar moves from competitors. 

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Starbucks has seven-point plan for five years
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Starbucks reveals five-year growth strategy

Coffee giant Starbucks yesterday outlined a major seven-stage plan for the brand, including growing the number of stores from 22,000 to 30,000 worldwide, with a particular focus on China and on tea. 

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Starbucks pleased with wireless charging trial
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Starbucks’ wireless charging trial deemed a success

Starbucks has said it is “very pleased” with the initial results of its wireless charging trial. 

One of the offerings will be a macaroni cheese
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Starbucks embarks on evening offering

Starbucks has launched its first evening offering in the UK at Stansted Airport, offering hot and cold food, wine and beer.

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Starbucks turns a profit in UK
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Starbucks turns a profit in UK

High street coffee giant Starbucks has reported a profit of £1.1m in the year to September 2014 in its first profit recorded in Britain. 

Dunkin’ Donuts reveals broad expansion plan for China

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced plans to open 1,400 new stores in China over the next 20 years.

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SSP food travel giant sees LFLs up

SSP, the leading food operator in travel locations worldwide, has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales grow 2.7% in its first quarter.

UK coffee shops outperform retail

The UK coffee shop market is outperforming the UK retail sector, with significant sales growth of 10.7% on last year equating to £7.2 bn in turnover.

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Starbucks 'ushers in' new age of coffee drinking
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Starbucks unveils five-year expansion plan

Coffee shop giant Starbucks will embark on a five-year plan for growth and "a new era of customer convenience”. 

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Costa and Starbucks win on consumer engagement
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Coffee chains gain top scores in social media study

Coffee chains Starbucks and Costa Coffee have come out on top in a list of how well brands engage with their UK social media users. 

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Starbucks links with healthy food brand POD in three stores
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Starbucks teams with Pod for healthy menu trial

High street coffee giant Starbucks has teamed up with healthy food outlet Pod. 

Sales up for Starbucks

Starbucks has seen a 3% rise in third quarter European like-for-like sales.

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The report states that drinking coffee has become part of UK culture
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Coffee and sandwich shops grow 34.9% in value

A report has estimated that the UK sandwich and coffee shop market has grown by 34.9% in market value from 2009 to 2013.

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The report states that drinking coffee has become part of UK culture
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Coffee and sandwich shops grow 34.9% in value

A report has estimated that the UK sandwich and coffee shop market has grown by 34.9% in market value from 2009 to 2013.

Starbucks' Seattle's Best Coffee available in Asda

Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Coffee Company, is now available in select partner cafés in the UK including Asda.

Starbucks CEO focusses on digital offering

Starbucks has reorganised its senior leadership team, as it focuses on its digital future.

UK coffee shops to exceed 20,500 by 2018

The UK coffee shop market will exceed 20,500 outlets by 2018, according to latest reports.

Starbucks unveils Chinese expansion

Starbucks has revealed plans to double the amount of stores it has in China in three years.

Starbucks rolls out Android app in UK

Starbucks is to expand its mobile platform, with the roll-out of its Android app to the UK and Canada.

Costa Coffee joins BRC

Costa Coffee has become the latest retail member of the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Starbucks acquires US-based baker

Starbucks, the global coffee shop chain, has made its first foray into baking – with the acquisition of the US-based Bay Bread and its La Boulange bakery brand for $100m.

Starbucks rated in UK’s top 10 social media brands

Starbucks has been named the second most prolific brand on social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook.

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