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

    Thursday, 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. Greg Ubert In this webinar, Crimson Cup will reveal the Seven Steps to long-term success as a coffee shop owner. Using these proven […] 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
  • The Power of the Cup® in Opening a Coffee Shop

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Consider putting the Power of the Cup® behind you. With the Power of the Cup®, you can learn everything you need to run a profitable – and enjoyable – independent coffee business. What’s the Power of the Cup®? A proven system for opening a […] Read More
  • Wake Zone Espresso Going Strong after Six Years

    Wednesday, 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 […] 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