Tag: coffee shop

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop in 2024?

January 24, 2024 (Published: January 1, 2024)

If you’re thinking of opening a coffee shop, the first question you probably ask is, “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” The second is, “How can I calculate coffee shop startup costs for a business in my local community?” We’ve got answers! Our team of coffee shop startup consultants has taught […]

Greg Ubert Named Finalist for Small Business Leader Award

August 20, 2023 (Published: December 21, 2017)

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce has named Founder and President Greg Ubert a finalist in its Small Business Leader Award. For more than 30 years, the annual award has honored a small business owner or executive whose business exemplifies success through increased sales, number of employees and contributions to the community. The 2018 winner will be […]

How Much Does it Cost to Add a Brew Bar to Your Coffee Shop?

December 27, 2022 (Published: September 20, 2016)

Brew bars have become essential features to attract coffee enthusiasts to your coffee house. A brew bar provides a dedicated space for preparing hand-pour coffees. This allows coffee shops to showcase the quality of their coffee using pour-over brewing methods that bring out the nuanced flavors of each bean. We explored the benefits of brew […]

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 […]

12 Coffee Houses in 8 States Joined the Crimson Cup Community in 2014

March 20, 2024 (Published: January 9, 2015)

2014 was a great year for independent coffee houses! We were excited to see steady growth in the number of entrepreneurs interested in learning how to open their own independent coffee business. We welcomed 12 new coffee houses in 8 states to our growing community of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries.  All of the […]

Ground Zero Coffee Shop in Myrtle Beach Joins Crimson Cup Community

October 28, 2014 (Published: October 28, 2014)

We’re excited to welcome Ground Zero Coffee Shop in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to the Crimson Cup Community! Ground Zero held its grand opening Oct. 14 in the former Rivoli movie theater at 904 Chester Street, between Ninth Avenue North and Joe White Avenue just two blocks from the beach. In addition to awesome coffee, […]

Our Newest Coffee Shop: Dawdy Haus Coffee in Springs, Pennsylvania

November 15, 2018 (Published: June 30, 2014)

What better way to celebrate the beginning of summer than with a new coffee house opening? We’re happy to welcome Larry and Kay Byler to the Crimson Cup community! They just opened their Dawdy Haus Coffee at 634 Springs Road in Springs, Penn. Translated from Pennsylvania Dutch, Dawdy Haus means “Grandfather’s House.” Inspired by their […]