Author Archives: cherylclaypoole

Is Owning a Coffee Shop Right for You?

Thinking of opening a coffee shop? If you love coffee and are energized by making people feel energized, owning a coffee shop might be the right business for you. You can serve the best-tasting specialty drinks in town and create … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers: Greg Ubert

So what is a cupper, you ask? It’s a professional coffee taster. The cuppers at Crimson Cup have invested long hours – in some cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. Each of our cuppers … Read More

The Un-Franchise for Coffee Shops

Remember 7up’s “Uncola” commercials of the 1970s? They positioned 7up as being different and daring, an upstart boldly challenging the cola establishment. At Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea, we consider ourselves to be the un-franchise of the coffee shop world. … Read More

New Year, New Coffee Shop?

Ever dream of opening your own coffee shop? The beginning of a new year offers a perfect opportunity to start planning! With the right support, you could be profiting from energizing espressos and luscious lattes before the year is through. … Read More

Zagat Names Top 10 ‘Coolest’ Independent Coffee Shops

At Crimson Cup, we’re all about independents. So we were pleased to learn that restaurant reviewer Zagat had published a list of the Ten Coolest Independent Coffee Shops Across the U.S. Independent coffee shops are an indispensable part of their … Read More

Can Coffee Prevent Cancer?

At Crimson Cup, we know that coffee leaves you feeling very energized. And, a growing number of studies are revealing even greater potential benefits of drinking your morning cup of Joe. A team of Harvard University researchers recently published a … Read More

Choosing the Right Coffee Shop Location

What’s the most crucial decision you’ll make when opening a coffee shop? Choosing the right location. Over the past 20 years, the Crimson Cup team has helped hundreds of people achieve their dream of owning a coffee shop. We’ve seen … Read More