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The Power of the Cup® in Opening a Coffee Shop

March 10, 2021 (Published: 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 coffee shop backed by 30 […]

J’s Place on Main in Nicholasville, Kentucky Joins Crimson Cup Community

November 15, 2018 (Published: November 20, 2014)

We’re excited to welcome J’s Place on Main in Nicholasville, Kentucky to our community of independent coffee houses!  J’s Place on Main serves Crimson Cup beverages, breakfast and lunch from a historic building at 101 S. Main Street in downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky. Owner Gwen Riley, a small business owner who also operates GreenBox Heating & […]

Welcome to Love-A-Latte Coffee and Tea House in Eldora, Iowa

November 15, 2018 (Published: November 18, 2014)

Another great independent coffee shop has joined the Crimson Cup community! A big Crimson Cup welcome to owner Wendy Bradley and her Love-a-Latte Coffee and Tea House in Eldora, Iowa. Located at 1210 12th Street in Eldora, Love-A-Latte serves a full menu of hot and cold espresso, cappuccino, latte and mocha drinks, drip coffee, smoothies, […]

Edelweiss Coffee House Celebrates 10th Anniversary

November 15, 2018 (Published: October 17, 2014)

We’re excited to congratulate Jenni and Tom Wender on 10 years of success! Their Edelweiss Coffee House opened at 1771 S. Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan on October 8, 2004. Jenni and Tom named their shop Edelweiss after Tom’s grandfather’s dairy farm. Edelweiss, a flower grown on the side of the Alps, has been a […]

Coffee Chaos in Midland, Michigan Celebrates 10-Year Milestone

September 22, 2014 (Published: September 22, 2014)

Congratulations to Kim and Denise Krantz on 10 years of independent coffee success! The husband and wife team opened Coffee Chaos in May 2004. Located at 6201 Jefferson Ave in Midland, Mich., this independent coffeehouse features hot, iced and frozen espresso drinks, including cappuccinos, lattes and mochas. Hot and iced teas, frozen hot chocolate and […]

Wake Zone Espresso Going Strong after Six Years

September 2, 2014 (Published: August 20, 2014)

Since 2008, Wake Zone Espresso has brought the spirit of the islands to landlocked Wake County, N.C. Owners Mark and Linda Hollamon  based the décor of the shop at 6108 Old Jenks Road in Apex on their love of Jimmy Buffet and the Caribbean. A local favorite, the Wake Zone was voted Top Independent Coffeehouse […]

Celebrating Independents Day

August 31, 2014 (Published: August 15, 2014)

We just wrapped up our 12th Independents Day – an annual forum that gives coffee house owners a way to connect, engage and grow with other coffee house entrepreneurs. Celebrations kicked off Friday, August 8 with a welcome happy hour at Woody’s Tavern on the Ohio State University Campus in Columbus. The next day, more […]