Tag: coffee business consulting

7 Questions to Ask a Coffee Business Consultant

November 7, 2022 (Published: April 15, 2021)

Whether you want to learn how to open a coffee shop or are trying to grow an established coffee business, you’re smart to explore ways for your cafe to reach its full potential. A great option is to seek a coffee business consultant. An experienced coffee professional can help make your shop more profitable – […]

Take Advantage of our Free Coffee Shop Business Consulting

September 14, 2023 (Published: February 18, 2015)

Want to learn how to open a coffee shop? We’re here to help! Through the Power of the Cup, we’ve helped open hundreds of coffee houses, cafes and bakeries over the past 24 years. One of the secrets to their growth is our 7 Steps to Coffee Startup Success coffee franchise alternative program. It all starts […]

So You’ve Opened a Coffee Shop. Now What?

November 4, 2022 (Published: January 31, 2014)

If you’ve recently opened a coffee shop, you might be wondering what to do next. With the hustle and bustle of the opening behind you, it’s easy to be lulled into a period of relative inactivity. As Greg observes in a recent edition of CoffeeTalk, “A lot of coffee house owners begin with the impression […]

Business Plan Basics: Determining Your Breakeven Point

December 16, 2013 (Published: November 20, 2013)

Dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Then it’s in your best interest to master business fundamentals such as writing a business plan and calculating your breakeven point. As Greg observes in a recent issue of CoffeeTalk magazine: “Most coffee shop entrepreneurs begin with a dream. Perhaps they’re passionate about coffee and want to serve the […]

How to Wow! Your Business Banker

December 27, 2022 (Published: October 17, 2013)

As an entrepreneur, cultivating a relationship with a business banker is essential to your long-term success. Bank loans are often a key component of opening or expanding your coffee business. Bankers can also become trusted advisors and connect you to other members of the community who can help your business grow. So how do you […]

Coffee Trends: Adding a Brew Bar to Your Coffee Shop

December 13, 2013 (Published: November 13, 2012)

Pour-over coffee brewing methods are becoming increasingly popular among coffee enthusiasts – both home-brewers and coffee-shop baristas.  Also known as “hand pour coffee,” this brewing craze took Japan by storm before migrating to the U.S., where it gained momentum after The New York Times investigated its origins in “Coffee’s Slow Dance.” Pour-over brewing equipment is […]

Kopi Luwak Coffee and Your Bucket List

April 21, 2023 (Published: May 8, 2012)

Most java junkies probably know that Kopi Luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee, typically selling for $100 per pound and up to $50 per cup in fine restaurants. Consumed primarily in Japan and other Asian markets, Kopi Luwak gained worldwide fame in the 2007 comedy, “The Bucket List.” Billionaire Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson) meets […]