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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

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

Sips Specialty Coffee House in the News!

Sips Specialty Coffee House Winter Park Florida

Where has the time gone? Just two years ago, we were working with Caryn Reed and her husband, Ken, to start their independent coffee shop. They opened Sips Specialty Coffee House at 6118 Gunn Highway in Citrus Park, Fla. in … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers: Steve Bayless, 7 Steps Trainer

Crimson Cup 7 Steps Trainer Steve Bayless

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

The Well Coffee House Serves Crimson Cup Coffee, Charity in Boston’s Historic South Station

The Well Coffee House Boston Featured

We’re excited to welcome another new member to the Crimson Cup family of independent coffee shops. Congratulations to Kevin and Christy Scott and Matt and Julie Love on the opening of The Well Coffee House! Thanks to them, travelers through … Read More

Crates Coffee House Joins Crimson Cup Community

Crates Coffee House Lake Orion Michigan

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Andrea Rank and her Crates Coffee House! This new member of our community of independent coffee shops opened Jan. 18 in Lake Orion, Michigan. Andrea is planning grand opening celebrations for March 11. Andrea knew … Read More

Cuppa Austin in the News!

Cuppa Austin coffee house Austin, TX

Has it been almost a year already? It seems like yesterday that we were helping owners Alan and Michelle Stewart open their Cuppa Austin coffee shop at 9225 W. Parmer Lane in Austin, Texas. But that was February 2013. Since … Read More