Editor's Note

Cash in latte

Can Cafe Coffee Day really hold its own and grow profitably?

VG Siddhartha-owned Coffee Day Enterprises will soon hit the public market to raise about ₹1,100 crore to fuel its expansion in the café business. Surely, Siddhartha is a visionary having identified the potential in the café business nearly 20 years ago when the retail boom in India had barely begun. That foresight ensured that Siddhartha made a very profitable transition from being a commodity player hawking coffee beans and powder to India’s biggest café chain.  

A potent mix of coffee and quick bites, good café experi

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