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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2012, 10:48am
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A chain takes on the independants,

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19146445

and the locals aren't happy...

 
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Posted Tue Aug 7, 2012, 12:36pm
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The British Flag in the coffee, that is a cool touch.  What did they use, I wonder, a stencil and cocoa powder or cinnamon?

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Posted Wed Aug 8, 2012, 4:57am
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Yes, it's all about marketing and making your cafe more memorable than the one down the road. Cocoa is the usual topping for a capp.

You could probably make yourself a nice "Len" stencil out of cardboard in a few minutes with a craft knife ;)

 
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Ian Said:

Yes, it's all about marketing and making your cafe more memorable than the one down the road. Cocoa is the usual topping for a capp.

You could probably make yourself a nice "Len" stencil out of cardboard in a few minutes with a craft knife ;)

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I could tag everything with it.  My neighbors dog, police cars, the Mayors house ...

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