Tag: coffee business consulting

Zagat Names Top 10 ‘Coolest’ Independent Coffee Shops

October 3, 2012 (Published: January 4, 2012)

At Crimson Cup, we’re all about independents. So we were pleased to learn that restaurant reviewer Zagat had published a list of the Ten Coolest Independent Coffee Shops Across the U.S. Independent coffee shops are an indispensable part of their communities, offering a local flavor that franchises just can’t replicate. As Zagat noted, “(independents) focus […]

Choosing the Right Coffee Shop Location

May 2, 2024 (Published: December 27, 2011)

What’s the most crucial decision you’ll make when opening a coffee shop? Choosing the right location. Over the past 30+ years, the Crimson Cup team has helped hundreds of people achieve their dream of owning a coffee shop. We’ve seen shops open up in various settings across the country. Here are a few factors to […]

New Edition of Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty Coffee Industry

November 7, 2022 (Published: December 22, 2011)

Thinking of starting a coffee shop? Check out the second edition of 7 Steps to Success in the Specialty Coffee Industry, written by Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert. Backed by more than 30 years of specialty coffee industry experience, the Seven Steps to Coffee Shop Startup Success franchise alternative program offers a proven system […]

Welcome to Coffee for Independent Thinkers!

November 7, 2022 (Published: December 13, 2011)

Hi, I’m Greg Ubert. More than 30 years ago, I turned my passion for awesome coffee into an independent living: Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea. I initially created Crimson Cup to do something I love – roast and deliver the best-tasting, freshest coffee available. Yet, after a few short years of roasting and wholesaling, I […]