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What's Behind Your Bar? Thinking Through Coffee Shop Inventory

What's Behind Your Bar? Thinking Through Coffee Shop Inventory

Sep 14th 2021 Written by Steve Morrow
Coffee, like other things in life, is best served with options. These days especially. When customers order a latte, for example, they probably want to choose the milk, be it alternatives like almond, oat, soy, or even—yes, it still exists!—cow’s mil …
What We Mean When We Talk About Bar Flow

What We Mean When We Talk About Bar Flow

Aug 17th 2021 Written by Steve Morrow
The phrase “bar flow” gets thrown around a lot in coffee circles, but what does it really mean? What do we mean when we say “bar flow”? The simple answer is the obvious one: the flow (movement) of bodies (employees) behind the bar. The goal is to get …
Roundtable | Ditting Products

Roundtable | Ditting Products

Aug 4th 2021 Written by Reagan Jones
Join us as we sit down for our second ever Round Table Discussion! This time we are sitting down to talk to Ryan and John about an exciting new announcement — Prima will now be US distributor for Ditting products. We will be carrying their full line …
Rountable | Sunergos Coffee

Rountable | Sunergos Coffee

Aug 4th 2021 Written by Reagan Jones
Watch as we sit down and chat with our friends Kenny and Andy from Sunergos Coffee about the commercial aspect of specialty coffee; including how they handled running a business during the pandemic, coffee gear that's worth not skimping on, and of co …
How to Develop an Email Marketing Strategy

How to Develop an Email Marketing Strategy

Aug 3rd 2021 Written by Ragan LaTour
An astonishing 4 billion people across the globe use email as a form of communication. With half the world’s population only a click away, email marketing is one of the most important tools in your toolbelt when developing a successful marketing stra …
Coffee Shop Locations: Problems to Avoid

Coffee Shop Locations: Problems to Avoid

Jul 20th 2021 Written by Steve Morrow
The statistic that 90% of restaurants, a category that includes coffee shops, cafés, and similar establishments, fail in the first year of business is a pervasive myth. In reality, according to a study from researchers at the University of California …
Characteristics of a Successful Coffee Shop Owner

Characteristics of a Successful Coffee Shop Owner

Jul 6th 2021 Written by Ragan LaTour
Executing your vision of opening a coffee shop, whether it lies in the heart of an urban oasis, or sits pleasantly tucked away in a small town, becomes a trendy hangout spot, or a quiet nook where locals go to escape, requires an incredible balance o …