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  • Welcome to Hometown Coffee And Tea in Olney, Texas

    Thursday, August 2, 2018
    We’re excited to welcome Owners Jake and Holly Bailey and their team at Hometown Coffee And Tea to Crimson Cup! The shop at 117 East Main St. in Olney, Texas held its grand opening on June 26. It is one of at least 18 new independent coffee shops scheduled to […] 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
  • 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
  • Coffee Chaos in Midland, Michigan Celebrates 10-Year Milestone

    Monday, September 22, 2014
    Congratulations to Kim and Denise Krantz on 10 years of independent coffee success! The husband and wife team opened Coffee Chaos in May 2004. Located at 6201 Jefferson Ave in Midland, Mich., this independent coffeehouse features hot, iced and frozen espresso drinks, including cappuccinos, lattes and mochas. Hot and iced […] Read More
  • Celebrating Independents Day

    Friday, 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 […] Read More
  • Our Newest Coffee Shop: Dawdy Haus Coffee in Springs, Pennsylvania

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    7 Steps Trainer Steve Bayless conducts training at Dawdy Haus Coffee 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 […] Read More
  • The Coffee Station at Landis Valley Opens

    Saturday, June 28, 2014
    It’s been a busy spring here at Crimson Cup. We’ve helped several new coffee houses open their doors. We’re excited to welcome Joy and Brian Lee and Joy’s parents Jim and Charlotte Allgyer to the Crimson Cup community. They opened The Coffee Station at Landis Valley on May 30 after […] Read More