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What Menu Combo is working out there?

Posted on January 16, 2010 at 10:21am 0 Comments

Many people have decided to expand or diversify their menu. There are classic combo's like bakery/coffee or breakfast/coffee and there are newer combos like yogurt/coffee and coffee/bar. Are there combo's you see out there or combos your doing that are working well together? I have a great local spot I'm looking at but it is more space than required for a coffee shop and I'm looking to maximize the space and give it more community pull.


Posted on April 16, 2009 at 6:50pm 3 Comments

I would really like to get some feedback from fellow coffee shop owners about pricing. In these economic times, as you watch your regular customers tighten their spending, stopping in a few less times a week, have you thought about changing your pricing to be viewed as more of a value? The fast food chains have done it and I bet some of you know of a coffee chain that has done it. I have considered it. My shop is currently known as top quality and is priced slightly below Starbucks. I am… Continue

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At 12:15pm on April 15, 2008, Ginger Gerhart said…
Hey You! Fun bowling w/you guys! Thanks for letting me tag along! :),ggg
At 8:50am on April 7, 2008, Todd Plummer said…
At 6:58am on March 26, 2008, Steve Lanphier said…
Hey there, It's good to hear from you...I'm hanging in there. I'm working PT at Spella Caffe with Andrea as well as the green coffee thing with BECCOR. I have faith that good things will happen.
I'm so glad that things are going well for you, you've got great products and The Todd keeps me up to date...where's your helmet though? It's YOU man!
At 10:33am on March 25, 2008, Todd Plummer said…
Yo d-man. I love you!!!!!
At 9:05am on March 25, 2008, Bruce Milletto said…
hey you are welcome - you are just down the road so when in pdx come see us - maybe u and matt and i can catch lunch - glad to have u guys on board
At 8:44pm on March 24, 2008, Ken Hall said…
What the heck is up? Thanks for the shout out. The feeling is mutual.
At 8:16pm on March 24, 2008, Ginger Gerhart said…
Hey D'arin! I just emailed you the ol'fashioned way because I couldnt get Alden signed off here...weird...Hope you are stellar! Happy day-after-Easter! Are you guys on spring break? ggg
At 10:11pm on March 2, 2008, Brian Conroy said…
hey Darren, that pic is great, I need a cool pic like that of me. I sent you a message. Hope all is well in Java Crew land.
At 9:37am on February 10, 2008, Ginger Gerhart said…
Nice shot D!!! I second Todd, get up to Ptown! Nice hat, love it!
At 8:44am on February 9, 2008, Connie Blumhardt said…
Hi, What the heck are you wearing in your picture. I can't wait to hear the story behind the mask? All is well here. Kids, Jim, etc. all are well. Look forward to seeing you soon.

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