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  • In New Video, Greg Ubert Reveals Seven Steps to Coffee Shop Success

    September 8, 2021  
    (Published: Friday, September 3, 2021)
    Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Then get to know our Founder and President Greg Ubert. In a new video, the author of Seven Steps to Success: a Common-Sense Guide to Succeed in Specialty Coffee, reveals secrets from the book, which has become a roadmap to success for hundreds of […] Read More
  • Coffee Shop Consultant Steve Bayless Helps Open over 140 Coffee Businesses

    August 29, 2021
    Dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Then consider calling in Steve Bayless and the rest of our 7 Steps to Success consulting team. “Starting a coffee business is equal parts exciting and terrifying,” Steve said. “Having us there to provide guidance and reassurance eases the minds of new owners and […] Read More
  • We Welcome 10 New Coffee Shop Startups in the First Half of 2021

    August 22, 2021  
    (Published: Thursday, July 29, 2021)
    We were excited to welcome 10 new independent coffee shop startups in the first half of 2021! “Kudos to these entrepreneurs who are now living their dream of owning independent coffee shops serving their local communities,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. “We look forward to helping them build their […] Read More
  • Third Coffee Jerks Location Opens in Yukon, Oklahoma

    August 22, 2021  
    (Published: Thursday, August 19, 2021)
    A growing chain of local, independent coffee shops is bringing “good coffee without the fuss” to coffee lovers in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Yukon, Oklahoma. In November 2018, Partners Kenny Wooldridge and Preston Moon opened the first Coffee Jerks in Oklahoma City. They learned how to open a coffee shop […] Read More
  • Couple Opens Second Independent Coffee Shop in Millersport, Ohio

    August 8, 2021  
    (Published: Friday, August 6, 2021)
    You could say Jenn Koenig grew up in the coffee business. Her first coffee job was at Scioto Valley Coffee, her mother’s independent coffee house in Circleville, Ohio. Now, she and husband Tim Koenig own two independent coffee shops: Scioto Valley Coffee and the new Millersport Coffee in Millersport, Ohio. […] Read More
  • Can Coffee Protect Against Covid-19 and Other Health Conditions?

    July 26, 2021
    Can drinking coffee cut your risks of contracting COVID-19? That’s what a 2021 study published in the journal Nutrients suggests! Researchers at Northwestern University associated drinking two to three Cups of Joe each day with a 10 percent drop in rates of COVID-19 infection – similar to the impact of […] Read More
  • Get Summer-Ready with Nonalcoholic Coffee and Tea Cocktails

    July 22, 2021
     We’re celebrating summer by sharing tips and recipes for nonalcoholic coffee and tea cocktails. “Nothing’s more satisfying on a hot, sunny day than a cooling, booze-free beverage,” said Sustainability Director Brandon Bir. “Enjoy these refreshing drinks on your patio, while out walking your dog, gathering with friends or even just […] Read More