Tag: coffee shop consulting

April 21 Webinar: 7 Steps to Opening a Successful Coffee Shop

February 28, 2019 (Published: March 31, 2016)

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Then you won’t want to miss our Seven Steps to Success webinar on Thursday, April 21 at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST. In this webinar, Crimson Cup will reveal the Seven Steps to long-term success as a coffee shop owner. Using these proven steps, Founder and President Greg Ubert has […]

Welcome to French Express Coffee House!

November 7, 2022 (Published: January 10, 2014)

We’re excited to welcome Regina and Ryan French and their French Express Coffee House to the Crimson Cup community! On Dec. 17, the mother-and-son team held the grand opening of their new coffee shop at 2087 Dale Earnhardt Blvd. in Kannapolis, just 30 minutes from downtown Charlotte, N.C. This “groovy coffee house offering amazing hot and […]

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 […]

Driving Traffic to Your New Coffee House

May 10, 2022 (Published: March 7, 2012)

Many new coffee house owners have misconceptions about the work involved in opening a coffee shop. One of the most prevalent myths is that you will be inundated with business as soon as you open the doors of your coffee house. If Crimson Cup had $1 for every person opening a coffee house who said, […]

The Depot Coffeehouse in Urbana, Ohio Celebrates Five Years of Success

October 16, 2022 (Published: February 17, 2012)

Nearly five years after opening, The Depot Coffeehouse in Urbana, Ohio is still moving ahead at full steam, thanks to dedicated owners, an inspired location, talented staff and support from Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea. From Concept to Profitable Coffee Shop in Just Four Months When Susan Oelker and her husband Dave decided to open […]

The Un-Franchise for Coffee Shops

May 10, 2022 (Published: January 20, 2012)

Remember 7up’s “Uncola” commercials of the 1970s? They positioned 7up as being different and daring, an upstart boldly challenging the cola establishment. At Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea, we consider ourselves to be the un-franchise of the coffee shop world. Here are a few reasons why: Coffee shop franchises charge fees (often enormous fees) for […]

Choosing the Right Coffee Shop Location

April 15, 2021 (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 numerous coffee shops open up in a variety of settings across the country. Here are […]