Tag: how to open a coffee shop

Sweet Aroma Coffeehouse & Bakery Brings Our Award-winning Specialty Coffee to Colchester, CT

May 10, 2022 (Published: May 13, 2021)

At Sweet Aroma Coffeehouse & Bakery, Owners Kim and Mark Sementa are bringing friends and neighbors in Colchester, Connecticut, together with terrific espresso-based coffee drinks and fantastic homemade baked goods. “Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the need for a family-friendly gathering place for our community,” Kim said. “We wanted to share our love […]

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

July 18, 2022 (Published: January 28, 2019)

If you’re thinking 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?” Our team of coffee shop startup consultants know all about coffee shop startup costs and the importance of a coffee shop […]

How to Calculate Coffee Shop Start-up Costs

January 28, 2021 (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 will it cost to open my coffee shop?” As he writes, “Because every specialty coffee business is different, there is no simple answer. Your costs will depend on […]

We’re International! Welcome to Columbus Coffee Shop in Dhaka, Bangladesh

June 24, 2015 (Published: June 24, 2015)

We’re excited to open our first international coffee shop outside the U.S. and its territories! Columbus Coffee Shop opened May 22 in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Partners Mohaimin Mostafa, Rehanur Rahman, Mirza Abdul Khaled and Tarek Rafi Bhuiyan have created an inviting space for Dhaka residents to enjoy handcrafted espressos, café mochas, lattes and […]

Take Advantage of our Free Coffee Shop Business Consulting

June 8, 2021 (Published: 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 with the 7 Steps to […]

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 […]