Independent Coffee Shops

  • Is Owning a Coffee Shop Right for You?

    May 6, 2021  
    (Published: Wednesday, February 8, 2012)
    Thinking of opening a coffee shop? If you love coffee and get energized by making others feel energized, owning a coffee shop might be the right business for you. You can serve the best-tasting specialty drinks in town and create the community gathering place that everyone talks about. Best of […] Read More
  • 7 Questions to Ask a Coffee Business Consultant

    April 15, 2021
    Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert and his team are coffee business consultants for hundreds of successful independent coffee shop owners. Whether you’re starting your coffee shop or trying to grow an established coffee business, you’re smart to explore ways for your cafe to reach its full potential. A […] Read More
  • The Coffee Potter in Long Valley, New Jersey Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with New Coffee Subscription Benefiting Local Charities

    March 30, 2021  
    (Published: Friday, March 26, 2021)
    For the past four years, The Coffee Potter has served as a sanctuary for people in Long Valley, New Jersey to enjoy terrific coffee, food and the company of their neighbors. That was the goal of Owners Geralyn and David Hickey when they opened their new coffee house on March […] Read More
  • Bradley’s Gourmet Coffees and More in Whitley City, Kentucky Celebrates 7 Years of Success

    March 30, 2021
    For seven years, Bradley’s Gourmet Coffees and More has brought members of the local Whitley City, Kentucky community together for terrific coffee, conversation and sweet treats. “Our motto from the beginning has been, ‘Building our community, one cup at a time,’” said Owner Nina Bradley. “Our customers have learned – […] Read More
  • Top 5 Reasons to Open an Independent Coffee Shop in 2021

    March 25, 2021
    Dreaming of opening an independent coffee shop? This could be the year to make your dream come true! The 2020 global pandemic created many obstacles for small business owners. Yet, against all odds, Crimson Cup helped 19 new independent coffee shops in eight states open their doors in 2020.   […] Read More
  • Congratulations to our 2020 Class of Independent Coffee Shops

    March 8, 2021
    “After looking at various partners and online schools, I chose Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. They have award-winning coffee and a proven system for success.” – Tammy Salmons, Owner of Adam’s Flying Pig Coffee House (Pictured with husband Ryan and son Adam.) Is there anything more exciting than starting a […] Read More
  • Angie’s Sugar Buzz Bakery in Sandwich, Illinois Adds Our Award-winning Specialty Coffee

    March 3, 2021
    At Angie’s Sugar Buzz Bakery, owner Angie Davis aims to serve the best donuts, cakes, muffins, cookies and other baked goods in Sandwich, Illinois. And now, the best coffee. “I always wanted to do a coffee shop like Central Perk from Friends that would bring our local community together over […] Read More