LONDON, UK – Some three coffee shop outlets are opening every day adding, whilst 21 to 25 pubs are closing every week, with many turned into homes and convenience stores, reports the MailOnline. The number of UK coffee shops has increased from 10,000 in 2007 to 24,000 today.
And Brits’ love of lattes and cappuccinos is actually on the increase with 3.4 new coffee shops opening daily across the nation.
This growth sees the coffee shop industry pouring a staggering £8.9 billion into the UK economy every year.
According to latest research, the average Brit spends more than £2,000 a year in coffee shops.