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  • How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

    Monday, January 28, 2019
    If you’re dreaming of opening a coffee shop, two questions you’re probably asking yourself are: “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” and, “Do I need a coffee shop business plan?” There’s no hard and fast answer on how much it costs to start a coffee shop.  […] Read More
  • How to Calculate Coffee Shop Startup Costs

    Thursday, June 7, 2018
    In a recent “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea He goes on to write, “Because every specialty coffee business […] Read More
  • Greg Ubert Named Finalist for Small Business Leader Award

    Thursday, 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. […] Read More
  • How Much Does it Cost to Add a Brew Bar to Your Coffee Shop?

    Tuesday, 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 […] Read More
  • Why Do You Need a Coffee Shop Business Plan?

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015
    Are you dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Perhaps you see yourself working in a business you love. Serving the best coffee drinks in town. Creating a community gathering place. Maybe renovating a historic location, or building a sleek new structure from the ground up. As empowering and exciting as […] Read More
  • Take Advantage of our Free Coffee Shop Business Consulting

    Wednesday, 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 […] Read More
  • 12 Coffee Houses in 8 States Joined the Crimson Cup Community in 2014

    Friday, 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 […] Read More