Tag Archives: independent coffee shop

Scarlet Cup Coffee House Joins the Crimson Cup Community

Scarlet Cup Coffee House, Meridian, Miss.

We’re thrilled to welcome husband-and-wife team Bill and Judy Lawn into the Crimson Cup Community of independent coffee shops! Their Scarlet Cup Coffee House held its soft opening Dec. 2, 2013 at 2300 North Hills Street, Suite B, Meridian, Miss. Located … Read More

Gimme Java Coffee Off to Great Start

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Congratulations to Albert Plummer, Vicki White and Joann Dipasquale on the opening of Gimme Java Coffee at 3427 Lee Road in Shaker Heights, Ohio. After running a bakery in New Jersey for 10 years, Albert Plummer decided it was time … Read More

Welcome to French Express Coffee House!

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We’re excited to welcome Regina and Ryan French and their French Express Coffee House to the Crimson Cup community! On Dec. 17, the mother-and-son team held the grand opening of their new coffee shop at 2087 Dale Earnhardt Blvd. in Kannapolis, … Read More

Business Plan Basics: Determining Your Breakeven Point

Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Then it’s in your best interest to master business fundamentals such as writing a business plan and calculating your breakeven point. As Greg observes in a recent issue of CoffeeTalk magazine: “Most coffee shop … Read More

New Loyalty Program Offers Education, Training and Travel Rewards

What’s better than serving some of the world’s best coffee to your customers? How about earning some great education, training and travel rewards? Our new Crimson Cup Rewards program is one more way we’re helping independent coffee shops thrive. Through … Read More

Here’s to Independence: Why We Believe in Independent Coffee Shops

Independent Alternative to Coffee Shop Franchise

We’re often asked why Crimson Cup doesn’t license a string of coffee franchises. After all, we offer everything a franchise does – and more – but without charging franchise fees or royalties. We’d be more profitable, some say, as a … Read More

Celebrating Independence

July 4, 2012 begins the 236th year of independence for the United States of America. As the national holiday approaches, we feel deeply grateful for the patriots who formed our nation on a foundation of liberty and justice. And for … Read More