Tag: CoffeeTalk magazine

How to Calculate Coffee Shop Start-up Costs

October 17, 2022 (Published: June 7, 2018)

In a “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” As he writes, “Because every specialty coffee business is different, there is no simple answer. Your costs will depend on […]

Pour-Over Perks Up Your Profit Margins

June 3, 2014 (Published: June 3, 2014)

For his popular “Start Up Strategies” column in CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg recently gave pointers for adding pour-over service to a new or existing coffee house. “Over the past decade, pour-over methods have become increasingly popular among coffee enthusiasts,” he wrote. “Also known as ‘hand pour coffee,’ this brewing craze migrated to the U.S. and has […]

Greg Shares Startup Strategies in Coffeetalk Magazine

November 16, 2018 (Published: April 17, 2014)

Dreaming of opening a coffee shop? Then check out Greg’s recent column, “Seven Strategies for a Successful Coffee-Shop Start-up” in CoffeeTalk magazine. The strategies are based on the steps outlined in Greg’s book, Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty Coffee Industry. They include: Lead with location. Think efficiency when arranging your shop. Buy the […]

So You’ve Opened a Coffee Shop. Now What?

November 4, 2022 (Published: January 31, 2014)

If you’ve recently opened a coffee shop, you might be wondering what to do next. With the hustle and bustle of the opening behind you, it’s easy to be lulled into a period of relative inactivity. As Greg observes in a recent edition of CoffeeTalk, “A lot of coffee house owners begin with the impression […]