New Data

According to our recently released quarterly sector report, covering themes and trends within the Specialty Coffeehouse Industry, sales are improving and are expected to continue in a positive direction throughout 2010. In addition to monitoring top-line performance indicators, this report revealed some other interesting data around March year-over-year sales trends, traffic and check average patterns, …

Deepening Our Resolve

There was a slightly more intense tone at Symposium this year that I can only attribute to a deepened resolve. Specialty may be challenged by a weakened economy, significant consolidation of the market, and some dramatic new entries but the industry remains unabashedly focused on quality. The session on mass-market single cup options was divisive, …