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A Coffee Business With a Cause: Kind Cafe

We’re all familiar with the “pay it forward” concept–when the person ahead of you in line buys your cup of coffee. That $4 gesture can make your morning a little brighter and your smile a little bigger. There’s plenty of other ways to improve the lives of people around you, and it often starts with simply being kind. Megan Harden and Alex Pikul, cousins and Texas Coffee School Coffeepreneurs®, built their entire coffee business on this idea: introducing Fairhope,

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Support Independent Coffee Shops this Holiday Season

‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice, gingerbread, peppermint, and one specific coffee chain’s annual holiday cups. But for many Coffeepreneurs® and their independent coffee shops, the holidays are different. This is a time to focus on serving local neighborhoods, building community, and planning for another year of business. 

Independent coffee shop owners are hard at work this time of year. They’re planning seasonal menus, confronting staffing challenges, and joining in community events. This holiday season,

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Tips for Successful Coffee Shop Management

The Importance of Effective Coffee Shop Management

We specialize in teaching our students how to open successful coffee shops. Of course, while every step from idea to opening can support the long term success of your coffee business, most of our students hope to thrive for decades *beyond* their initial launch. That’s where strategic coffee shop management comes in. 

Effective coffee shop management can ensure your business is thriving day to day,

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What’s the Secret to a Successful Coffee Shop?

Every year, hundreds of coffee shops across the country flourish–but for every successful shop, there’s another that failed within the first year of business. So what makes for a successful coffee shop? We train many successful Coffeepreneurs® every year and have identified several themes behind their shops’ profitability. Read on to learn how innovation, customer service, and profitability can make YOUR coffee shop thrive.

Innovation

At Texas Coffee School, innovation and entrepreneurship go hand in hand.

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Coffee Fuels Rapid Business Growth: Pop’s Coffee Company

A Motorcycle Garage Sees a Business Growth Opportunity

Not long ago, Pop’s Garage Fabrication was a busy motorcycle repair and fabrication shop in Roswell, Georgia. The business occupied one half of a 10,000 square foot building in a high-trafficked area, dense with car and motorcycle dealerships. Business partners Colin McDonald and Gordon Erickson saw a business growth opportunity when their direct neighbor, a kitchen and bath store owner, decided to retire and sell his half of the building. 

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