Archive: Aug 9, 2018, 12:00:00 AM
The coffee business continues to be an international SME paradise.
- New coffee-related software, SMM and video solutions continue to pop up.
- Profitable third-wave coffee roasting companies with company-owned coffee bars continue to open on six continents.
- Big capital continues to acquire interests in medium-size companies; Nestle controls Blue Bottle. JAB Holdings has acquired controlling interests in, well, almost everything else that has become available, but enables their acquisitions to operate independently.
What about Starbucks? It’s definitely not an SME, but it is growing, too; in 75 countries. Starbucks continues to add approximately two stores every 24 hours. Amazing!
The coffee business continues to be an international SME paradise. (a) New coffee-related software, SMM and video solutions continue to be created and adopted.
Presidents Institute Summit has invited me to present to an audience of 1,000+ members on April 19th in Copenhagen.
The economic development arm of the government of Mexico, INADEM, has invited me to present at their huge, weeklong “Entrepreneurship Week” conference in Mexico City in early September.