I didn't spot this when it was announced, but what a great initiative and a clever response to a current issue. Bricks and mortar businesses have such an opportunity to build human connection. Campaigns like this could be the key to saving the High Street.
Costa Fights Loneliness By Encouraging Strangers To Share A Table It is the first UK chain to roll out a scheme tackling the issue. By Natasha Hinde In a UK-first, Costa has rolled out a bold initiative to tackle loneliness in 300 stores nationwide. Following a successful trial in 25 stores up and down the country, Costa has introduced ‘Chatter and Natter’ tables to 300 stores nationwide - becoming the first and only chain in the UK to adopt the scheme on a national scale.