Trouble brewing between laptop users and coffee shop owners
The romantic notion is that the next great novel is being written in a coffee shop. The reality is that coffee shop owners struggle with how to make rent when a customer sets up camp at a table for the better part of the day after purchasing a small cup of coffee.
A decade-old love affair between coffee shops and laptop-wielding customers is fading…. The laptop backlash may predate the recession, but the recession clearly has accelerated it.