Tag: coffee business consulting

7 Questions to Ask a Coffee Business Consultant

April 15, 2021 (Published: April 15, 2021)

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 great option is to seek a coffee business consultant. An experienced coffee professional can help make your shop more profitable – and more enjoyable – for you […]

Take Advantage of our Free Coffee Shop Business Consulting

June 8, 2021 (Published: February 18, 2015)

Thinking of opening 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 Success coffee franchise alternative program. It all starts with the 7 Steps to […]

Choosing Equipment for Opening a Coffee Shop

April 15, 2021 (Published: 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 in your business. The right […]

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

April 25, 2019 (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

June 14, 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 […]