Independent Coffee Shops

Updates on independent coffee shops opening or celebrating an anniversary. Learn how to open and operate your own successful coffee shop using our proven 7 Steps to Success process.

  • Cup O’ Joy Coffee Barn Opens in Edgerton, Ohio

    October 17, 2021  
    (Published: Friday, October 15, 2021)
    With the opening of Cup O’ Joy Coffee Barn, Stephanie Walkup realized a dream that had been brewing in her heart for six years. “I was a nurse, then a stay-at-home mom with our four children,” Stephanie said. “Our youngest just entered kindergarten, opening up time for me to pursue […] Read More
  • Humble Texan Coffee Opens in Vernon, Texas

    October 6, 2021  
    (Published: Friday, October 1, 2021)
    “Don’t use Crimson Cup … if you want to fail!” said Doug Jeffrey, a serial entrepreneur, pilot and co-owner of the new Humble Texan Coffee in Vernon, Texas. He and wife Molly Jeffrey opened their newest venture through our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program. Humble Texan Coffee […] Read More
  • Welcome to George’s Coffee @121 in Melissa, Texas

    October 6, 2021  
    (Published: Saturday, September 25, 2021)
    When Joff and Gail Bentley built a strip mall in Melissa, Texas, as an investment, they had no plans to open George’s Coffee @121. Joff works as an electrical engineer at Texas Instruments, and Gail as a radiologist, so they had no desire to quit their day jobs. Still, they […] Read More
  • 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