From our 6 week tour of coffee shops for sale we realised that they were over priced and none offered value for money. Moreover location was critical and none we looked at were in a great spot.
So that left us with the decision, did we keep on the search or did we just start a coffee shop from scratch. The answer was if we could find a suitable retail outlet in the right location then we would do it from scratch.
The search began for retail outlets for rent in Birmingham and Manchester. We also embarked on a market research mission to learn everything we could about coffee.