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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 […]

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: Kora Brew House & Wine Bar, Bryan, Ohio

August 28, 2023 (Published: August 12, 2023)

Kora Brew House & Wine Bar recently celebrated its fifth year of serving exceptional specialty coffee, wine, spirits and cuisine in Bryan, Ohio. The coffee and wine bar at 120 South Lynn Street offers a unique setting to start or end the day. Owners Teresa and Kevin Maynard learned how to start a coffee shop through […]

On 2023 Honduras Trip, Coffee Shop Owners and Baristas Built a Home

October 30, 2023 (Published: July 9, 2023)

Owners and baristas from coffee shops across the U.S. recently traveled with Crimson Cup to Siguatepeque, Honduras. The service trip was an inspiring and life-changing experience about making a difference in the world through coffee and community. The group supported Serve Hope International, which provides safe homes, clean water, schools and other benefits to the […]

Learn How to Open a Coffee Shop in Your State in 2023

May 10, 2023 (Published: May 1, 2023)

Looking for information on how to open a coffee shop? Get the inside scoop on how to start a thriving business in your state from our coffee shop startup experts. Through our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program, Crimson Cup has helped set up over 300 independent coffee shops in 30 states. In […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Sandstone Coffee Shop in Amherst, Ohio

February 24, 2023 (Published: February 4, 2023)

The heart of downtown Amherst, Ohio, has a new hot spot for locals to get together over amazing coffee and delicious eats! Sandstone Coffee House at 254 Park Avenue invites guests to enjoy a cozy, home-like atmosphere, award-winning coffee and a growing menu of breakfast and lunch food options. Meet Owners Sean and Stephanie Miller […]

We Helped 22 New Coffee Shops Open in 11 States in 2022

February 15, 2023 (Published: January 28, 2023)

In 2022, Crimson Cup helped 22 entrepreneurs in 11 states achieve their dreams of opening new coffee shops. These entrepreneurs – most with little or no coffee experience – learned how to open a coffee shop through our 7 Steps to Success program. Hundreds of Existing Coffee Houses Thrive Through the 7 Steps to Success […]