6 tips to make the dog days of summer the doggone best time around

Hot dog! (And human.) The heat is on, creating cravings for cool treats and even cooler experiences. Here are four...

Five Steps to Summertime Staffing Success for Your Cafe

Staff schedule changes. Seasonal employees. Changing customer habits. As the mercury rises, so do challenges for coffee shops. Find out...

Merchandising: Tasty ideas to make your coffee shop even more appetizing.

With cafes and kiosks popping up on every block, cornering the market on brisk sales can feel like a caffeine-buzz-kill....

Coffee Shop Taxes

As a coffee shop owner, you're not just focused on crafting the perfect latte. You’re also committed to ensuring the...

Unleashing the Versatility of Syrups Beyond Coffee

While premium beans and expertly crafted espresso beverages are the backbone of any cafe, coffee drinks don’t amount to a...

The art of convenience: Why Grab-and-Go items are taking hold in coffee shops.

Now more than ever, the perfect cup of joe needs additional items on the go. With busier customers and jam-packed...

Clean Up During the Cool-Down

The holidays have wrapped and customers are curbing both caffeine and spending. So what’s a coffee shop to do when...

The 411 on 2024

Brew Up Sustainability Caring for the planet is a year-round endeavor, but the start of the New Year is a...

Crafting Unique Holiday Menu Items

‘Tis the season to be jolly–and to perk up your cafe with a unique seasonal menu. The trick? Blending traditional...

Jingling All the Way: How to Cash in on Your Customers’ Holiday Habits

As the temperature dips and holiday fever rises, coffee shop owners and baristas can boost their business by adapting to...