Poundland recently celebrated its 25th birthday – and journey from a stall on Bilston market to one of the UK’s favourite places to shop for a bargain. Today, its shares are bought and sold on the LSE, and the business is valued at around £800m.The simple premise of selling goods for £1 was a successful one, so perhaps it was only a matter of time before others tried to replicate that model elsewhere. Step forward, Caffix, a new café in central London, where everything on the menu costs £1. It offers sandwiches, pastries and hot beverages all at the same fixed rate.
Caffix provides six different types of tea leaves, Italian-roasted coffee from Brazil Santons beans and some of the popular food options include home-baked banana bread and flourless muffins. The café’s site said the team had used its “extensive experience” to develop a menu of freshly prepared food for breakfast and lunch, “including our own baked cakes”. By providing every item at a fixed rate of £1, it suggested customers would “have a greater choice in how much you spend on your meal and what it consists of”. Read more on food and drink:
Some newbies for today, Thai noodle pot, & kale quinoa salad base, great to add some other pots on top. More to come pic.twitter.com/yUqLCaFUnK— Caffix (@CaffixLondon) June 3, 2015
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