Category Archives for Coffee & Business

Five legal tips for starting your first coffee shop

5 Legal Tips for Starting Your First Coffee Shop Business

Owning your own business is one of the most liberating and self-affirming things you can do. You are your own boss, you own your time, and you are in complete control of your fate.

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How coffee reduces workplace stress

Can Coffee Help You Manage Work-Related Stress Better?

Ask a group of people how their mornings would be without coffee, and you’ll hear a collective grunt. Without a dose of caffeine, many of us feel like we can’t wake up or function

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How to SEO in the coffee biz to get you started

How Coffee Shops Can Better Utilize SEO to Grow Their Business

Alright, you’ve got your coffee business officially up and running. You’ve covered every detail, from sourcing and roasting the best beans possible to creating the ultimate coffee

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Social media marketing and the coffee biz

How Coffee Businesses Can Use Social Media in Their Marketing

There’s no doubt that social media has become a driving force in marketing in recent years.As various platforms like Facebook and Twitter have ironed out early issues (remember, these

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Big data changing the coffee industry

How Big Data Has Changed the Coffee Industry

Big data is everywhere. From the finance sector to Hollywood, big data has made its mark in pretty much every industry. Today, big data even plays a role in an oft-overlooked part of

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Here's how coffee companies are becoming more eco-friendly

How Coffee Companies Are Becoming More Eco-Friendly

The world has become increasingly more conscious of environmentally friendly initiatives with each passing year. But while every business ought to have a interest in preserving the

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The coffee industry helping end homelessness

How the Coffee Industry is Helping to End Homelessness

Coffee is a daily staple in the lives of millions of people around the world. As the third most consumed beverage in the world (after water and tea), coffee helps get people out of

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Here is why you should support veteran owned coffee brands

Why You Should Support Veteran-Owned Coffee Brands

As of 2018, there were 18.2 million veterans living in the United States. About 3.5% of them are unemployed. That number might seem low, but that’s just a nationwide average. In certain

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How coffee becomes political during elections

How Coffee Brands Become Political During Election Season

The 2016 U.S. Presidential election was one of the most divisive, highly stressful, and polarizing of the last several decades. Families and friends found themselves at odds and not speaking due to how

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Tips on how to market your coffee related business

How to Successfully Build a Brand and Market Your Coffee Business

Whether you run a small mom-and-pop java shop on the corner or you’re trying to launch an international coffee subscription service, every coffee company can use a helpful leg-up

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An inside look at the London Coffee Festival 2019

London Coffee Festival (An Inside Look of New Trends to Watch For In 2019)

For four glorious days in March, the 2019 London Coffee Festival took place at an East London brewery. With the smell of freshly roasted coffee wafting through the

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How artificial intelligence is transforming the coffee industry

How Artificial Intelligence Is Poised to Transform the Coffee Industry

Artificial intelligence is having a huge impact on different types of industries around the world, and the coffee industry is not immune. Coffee company managers and marketers are constantly

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Local coffee shops versus Starbucks; how they measure up

How Independent Coffee Shops Are Competing With Starbucks

Starbucks is one of the largest restaurant companies in the world and continues to dominate the coffee industry. With this coffee titan on practically every corner, how can independent

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The future of virtual reality coffee shops

Will Virtual Reality Coffee Shops Soon Be a Thing?

Virtual reality is being used by coffee producers and coffee shops to offer an immersive experience, as well as to share information about their business practices, and it’s proving

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How to Start Your Own Coffee Business

How to Start Your Own Coffee Business

They say if you’re going to start a business, it should be in something you love more than anything else. For some people, this means the next logical step from “java enthusiast”

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Here's How to Turn Your Love of Coffee Into a Career

How to Turn Your Love of Coffee Into a Career

You’ve probably heard it from several friends on more than one occasion: You should totally work in a coffee shop! You are also likely the star at Saturday brunches and family get-togethers

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How Starbucks Revolutionized Marketing

How Starbucks Revolutionized Marketing

When it comes to coffee, no one sells it like Starbucks. With smart branding, accessible locations, and clever seasonal campaigns, the coffee chain has become deeply embedded in American

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Coffee Industry Starbucks Takeover

Starbucks and Its Takeover of the Coffee Industry

It’s odd to think how important coffee has become to our society. It can be drank alone or with others. You can make a pot at home or grab a cup to go for work. There are songs about

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