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Grass Roots Marketing and the Cost of Shoe Leather

Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert is writing a series of columns about running a coffee shop for Coffee Talk magazine. The series continues in April with, “Grass Roots Marketing and the Cost of Shoe Leather.” “As a coffee house owner, … Read More

Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House Off to Great Start

Leo's Donuts Logo

Earlier this year, Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House in Radcliff, Kentucky became part of the Crimson Cup family. In just a few months, the company has come to see Crimson Cup as the key to its success. Leo’s is located … Read More

Crimson Cup Introduces Matcha Madness Green Tea

Crimson Cup Matcha Green Tea

Now, Crimson Cup customers can enjoy Matcha green tea, the oldest and finest variety of green tea from Japan. The mother of all Japanese green tea, Matcha has been used as a meditational drink by Zen Buddhist monks for more … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers: Brandon Bir, Coffee and Training Specialist

So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who is passionate about coffee. Many of our Cuppers have invested long hours – in some cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. Each of … Read More

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Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert is writing a series of columns about running a coffee shop for Coffee Talk magazine. The series kicks off in March with a focus on marketing in To Build a Mountain of Profits, … Read More

Don’t Hire a Bitter Barista

Crimson Cup Barista Customer Service

Recently, a barista in Seattle, Washington was fired after being revealed as the author of the Bitter Barista blog, which featured snarky comments about customers and his boss. Obviously, snarky is not a good attitude for most coffee houses. We … Read More

Thinking About a Coffee Shop Franchise? Think Crimson Cup Instead!

There are many reasons you might be thinking of buying a coffee shop franchise. Perhaps you’re passionate about coffee but aren’t confident in your ability to start and run a coffee shop on your own. A coffee shop franchise provides … Read More