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Customers crying over loss of North Florida coffee shop

A place for friends and good coffee is closing down in Jacksonville after the pandemic steals its foot traffic.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (The video above is from an unrelated reported)

“Oh, we were really sad, really sad, we love them,” says a customer at Bold Bean coffee shop in San Marco.  

The sign out front announces the popular spot will close Sept. 12. and it seems as if everyone is bummed out. 

Anastasia Charles, a barista for Bold Bean for three years, says, “I know. I know. Some customers were crying this morning.”

Charles says, “We’re going to miss everyone.

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This Major National Fast-Food Chain Is Falling Out of Favor With Customers, Data Shows

Fast food may never really go out of style. It’s great for convenience and affordability, and chains are frequently updating their menu selections to include more healthy meals and snacks to appeal to consumers. For example, there may be additions of meat alternatives to accommodate the recent uprise in plant-based eating.

However, while fast-food companies like McDonald’s continue to do better and better financially, there are some chains that aren’t making the most of today’s trends and are falling behind, as shown in 2021 data describing which chains appear to be more or less popular amongst consumers.

And while several

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Hope Coffee Co. asks customers to ‘pay what you can’

WALLBURG | Hope Coffee Co. in Wallburg has all the allure of most coffee shops — the aroma of java beans fills the air, the recognizable whirling sound of blenders mixing frappes and a case full of enticing baked goods.

What you won’t see at the coffee shop that other coffee shops have are prices. Customers pay what they can. That might be a $1,000 donation (yes, that has happened), or nothing at all. Hope Coffee Co., Davidson County’s newest coffee shop located inside Hope City Church at 758 Motsinger Road in Wallburg is not a traditional business, although it

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FI Trending Topic: Home Chefs Connecting with Customers Via Delivery Apps

Shef has raised $20 million to expand its homemade meal delivery marketplace. The company helps home chefs connect with customers by handling orders and getting the food delivered, reported TechCrunch (June 2).

Back in 2019, The Food Institute reported that California became the only state to legalize home restaurants by passing the Homemade Food Operations Act. However, more cities are now passing similar laws allowing for home chefs to sell homecooked meals.

HOW IT WORKS

Shef works somewhat differently from city to city because of local laws. In some places, the company can tap local delivery networks to get meals

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