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  • How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

    Monday, January 28, 2019
    If you’re dreaming of opening a coffee shop, two questions you’re probably asking yourself are: “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” and, “Do I need a coffee shop business plan?” There’s no hard and fast answer on how much it costs to start a coffee shop.  […] Read More
  • How to Calculate Coffee Shop Startup Costs

    Thursday, June 7, 2018
    In a recent “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea He goes on to write, “Because every specialty coffee business […] Read More
  • Why Do You Need a Coffee Shop Business Plan?

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015
    Are you dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Perhaps you see yourself working in a business you love. Serving the best coffee drinks in town. Creating a community gathering place. Maybe renovating a historic location, or building a sleek new structure from the ground up. As empowering and exciting as […] Read More
  • The Power of the Cup® in Opening a Coffee Shop

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Consider putting the Power of the Cup® behind you. With the Power of the Cup®, you can learn everything you need to run a profitable – and enjoyable – independent coffee business. What’s the Power of the Cup®? A proven system for opening a […] Read More
  • Choosing Equipment for Opening a Coffee Shop

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    Opening a coffee shop business can be a fun and exciting venture. Assuming that you have already taken care of the preliminary steps, including finding a great location and lining up funding, the next major step is purchasing coffee shop equipment. Coffee-shop equipment offers the highest return on any investment […] Read More
  • Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Congratulations to Terry and Andra Shortt, who celebrated the one-year anniversary of Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House on April 22. The coffee-and-donut shop opened after completing our Seven Steps to Success coffee franchise alternative program. Leo’s features an espresso bar, fresh donuts and other goodies, free Wi-Fi and modern seating for […] Read More
  • Greg Shares Startup Strategies in Coffeetalk Magazine

    Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Dreaming of opening a coffee shop? Then check out Greg’s recent column, “Seven Strategies for a Successful Coffee-Shop Start-up” in CoffeeTalk magazine. The strategies are based on the steps outlined in Greg’s book, Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty […] Read More