Running a Coffee Shop

Pour-Over Perks Up Your Profit Margins

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For his popular “Start Up Strategies” column in CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg recently gave pointers for adding pour-over service to a new or existing coffee house. “Over the past decade, pour-over methods have become increasingly popular among coffee enthusiasts,” he wrote. … Read More

Brie’s Brews Coffee House Eyes Expansion

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Congratulations to Brishan “Brie” and Jef Powell, who celebrated the first anniversary of Brie’s Brews Coffee House in London, Kentucky in February. In just over a year, this vibrant independent coffee house has become a fixture in the local community. … Read More

Choosing Equipment for Opening a Coffee Shop

Opening a coffee shop business can be a fun and exciting venture. Assuming that you have already taken care of the preliminary steps, including finding a great location and lining up funding, the next major step is purchasing coffee shop … Read More

Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

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Congratulations to Terry and Andra Shortt, who celebrated the one-year anniversary of Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House on April 22. The coffee-and-donut shop opened after completing our Seven Steps to Success coffee franchise alternative program. Leo’s features an espresso bar, fresh … Read More

How to Calculate Coffee Shop Startup Costs

Greg Ubert, Founder and President, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

In his recent “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” He goes on to write, “Because every specialty coffee business … Read More

Ride Home Cyclery & Coffee Bar Opens in Worthington, Ohio

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A big Crimson Cup welcome to Ride Home! This bike-and-coffee-shop combo recently opened at 650 High Street in Worthington, Ohio. Ride Home is the brainchild of the Kris and Heidi Anderson, who run the shop with their children Justin, Ryan, … Read More

Greg Shares Startup Strategies in Coffeetalk Magazine

Greg Ubert, Founder and President, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Dreaming of opening a coffee shop? Then check out Greg’s recent column, “Seven Strategies for a Successful Coffee-Shop Start-up” in CoffeeTalk magazine. The strategies are based on the steps outlined in Greg’s book, Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty … Read More