Interview: Blank Street’s boss Ignacio Llado on perking up the UK high street

Ignacio Llado

Blank Street’s managing director for the UK, Ignacio Llado, speaks to Retail Week about bringing fun back to coffee and challenging the status quo of the big chains

Blank Street is the new kid on the block in London’s competitive coffee scene. Starting from a single coffee cart in Brooklyn, New York, in 2020, it now has 43 stores in the US and over 20 in London. It has amassed a cult following in the process.

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