We’re spilling the beans—women opening coffee shops is on the rise. Texas Coffee School is welcoming more women into our classroom than ever before. Plus, entrepreneurship as a whole has seen an increase in women opening businesses.
Of course, there’s still a ways to go before the small business world is truly equitable. But here are a few quick facts and a list of women Coffeeepreneurs® to inspire future female coffee shop owners.
Take a moment to consider some of your most memorable coffee shop experiences. Maybe the not-so-great ones come to mind first—like that time you waited in line for 30 minutes or got lost trying to find the restroom. But maybe you’re also thinking of that one-of-kind interior design you saw in a new city, the menu item you tried and loved, or the cafe where every barista knew your name. If you’re asking questions about your coffee shop layout and design,
For many entrepreneurs, the dream doesn’t end at one coffee shop. And why should it? When your business concept is a success, the sky’s the limit on how big your coffee shop dreams can be. Do you imagine multiple locations? A well-known coffee brand? Adding a truck or drive-thru? It’s possible to scale your coffee shop business to meet your goals.
Of course, growth doesn’t happen automatically. It requires time, strategy, and careful planning.