A while ago, my grandmother made a statement: “the coffee shop is the new pub”. And I couldn’t agree more. Growing more than 11.2% in sales in 2016, the market is still growing. Its foundations are strong. Thanks to the likes of Starbucks and Coffee Republic to introducing the coffee “fad” to the UK, people have been going mad. Whilst tea still remains the staple homebrew drink of the Britons, when out and about, coffee dominates. I only truly appreciated the dominance of coffee recently. Yes, I understood and have read about its ground-sweeping growth, but until I saw it in practice, I just accepted it as fact. In Wolverhampton, there were various coffee shops including pubs. Then I went[…]