Independent Coffee Shops

Success Story: Lyric Coffee House Wins Best Coffee Award

February 29, 2024 (Published: January 28, 2024)

We’re excited to announce that longtime customer Lyric Coffee House won the 2023 Best Coffee in Clayton, New York! Based on votes by area residents, the 1,000 Islands Clayton Chamber of Commerce recognized The Lyric as the best in a field of seven local coffee shops. “It has been such an honor to serve the […]

Success Story: 5 Bean Coffee Celebrates 15 Years of Coffee and Community

February 25, 2024 (Published: January 14, 2024)

Over a decade and a half, 5 Bean Coffee has become a local favorite in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, known for rapid and friendly service, diverse syrups, cold drinks and locally sourced baked goods. As the shop celebrated its 15th anniversary, Owner Tracy Heitmeyer reflected on running her thriving independent coffee shop through economic busts, booms and […]

We Helped Fifteen Independent Coffee Shops in Nine States Open in 2023

February 29, 2024 (Published: January 7, 2024)

In 2023, we were proud to help 15 entrepreneurs in nine states achieve their dreams of owning independent coffee shops! The new and expanded businesses joined hundreds of coffee shops in 30 states that receive award-winning coffee, industry-leading coffee shop supplies, hands-on training and ongoing business support through our 7 Steps to Success consulting program. […]

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop in 2024?

January 24, 2024 (Published: January 1, 2024)

If you’re thinking of opening a coffee shop, the first question you probably ask is, “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” The second is, “How can I calculate coffee shop startup costs for a business in my local community?” We’ve got answers! Our team of coffee shop startup consultants has taught […]

Celebrating 16 Coffee Shop Anniversaries of Up to 20 Years

November 13, 2023 (Published: November 11, 2023)

We are excited to mark another year of success for 16 independent coffee shops in 10 states that opened through our https://www.crimsoncup.com/seven-steps-to-success [ 7 Steps to Success __title__ 7 Steps to Success] program! Our 7 Steps https://www.crimsoncup.com/meet-our-7-steps-coffee-shop-startup-consulting-team [consulting team __title__ consulting team] taught the owners of all 16 small businesses https://www.crimsoncup.com/open [how to open a […]

Success Story: Jitters Coffee House Celebrates 11th Anniversary

February 29, 2024 (Published: October 23, 2023)

Congratulations to Jitter’s Coffee House in Millersburg, Ohio for 11 years of serving exceptional coffee and delicious food to the Holmes County community! Owner Judy Mann and her late husband Martin Mann opened their coffee business at 1545 S Washington Street on September 6, 2012. The original owners learned how to open a coffee shop […]

Success Story: Edelweiss Coffee Marks 19 Years of Success

October 17, 2023 (Published: September 30, 2023)

Coffee entrepreneurs Jenni and Tom Wender recently celebrated 19 years of success as owners of Edelweiss Coffee in Iron Mountain, Michigan. This independent coffee shop is renowned for its distinct drive-thru-only setup and coffee that always satisfies. “We are thrilled to celebrate Edelweiss Coffee’s 19th anniversary and the incredible journey they have had,” said Crimson […]