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Two contestants brief PWC’s Andrew Miller on Koffee Café’s problems, while Alex Hern observes in the background. Photograph: Rupert Hartley
Koffee Cafe has a problem: its website, while just about useable for the small coffee chain, is held together with string, chewing gum and hope.
For the past few years, it’s survived because no one important has bothered to pay attention to it, but that’s due to change. A multinational coffee chain has expressed interest in an acquisition, and now the auditors are being brought in to make sure there aren’t any hidden dangers. If they look hard enough, they’ll find some blinders.