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5 stand out interior design tips for your cafe business

As a budding entrepreneur who dreams of their coffee shop becoming as big as a Starbucks or Costa Coffee, you’ll be keen to get every single detail of your business correct. You would have had ideas and inspiration flowing through your head as you look to piece them altogether, but bringing your dreams into a reality can prove difficult and often enough, a lack of planning and structure can result in disaster for your new cafe.…

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Added by Jamie Costello on November 13, 2019 at 6:53am — No Comments

4 Ways to Update Your Cafe With a New and Modern Look

Being in the café business means that you need to stay current in order to keep attracting customers. How you go about changing your look will depend on how long it has been since you last upgraded. Here are some ideas that you can use to get you going with creating a more modern café experience.

Improve Your Lighting

Lighting is…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on November 6, 2019 at 10:16am — No Comments

How to Choose the Most Successful Location for Your New Coffee Shop

Heading a brand new coffee shop can be an energizing and promising thing. If you're in the early stages of planning things, then you need to be as meticulous and thoughtful as possible. It's critical to put a lot of time into business location selection. You don't want to…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 25, 2019 at 7:48am — No Comments

Why The Algarve Is The Up And Coming Place To Enjoy Good Coffee

When you think of the Algarve, you probably think of white stretches of sand, crystal blue ocean and never-ending sunshine. However, Portugal, like most other Southern Europe countries, prides itself on its espresso. Cafes, and coffee, in particular, is a huge part of the Portuguese way of life and this passion goes well beyond a small cup of coffee. Instead, the flavour and quality of Portuguese coffee is now believed to be…

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Added by Jamie Costello on October 25, 2019 at 1:03am — No Comments

4 Food Items to Introduce to Your Coffee Shop Menu

Coffee shops are great places to relax and enjoy superb conversations with interesting folks. They're also naturally terrific places to savor amazing caffeinated beverages and food items. If you're a coffee shop owner, then there are all sorts of food items that you may…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 21, 2019 at 8:13am — No Comments

4 Surprising Health Benefits Of Caffeine

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world and, thanks to the high levels of natural antioxidants and nutrients, it is actually quite a healthy drink. In the UK, it is estimated that 2.1 billion cups of coffee are drank outside of the home and the good news is that our huge caffeine intake does come with some health benefits. 

According to recent research, if you drink 2 cups of coffee a day,…

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Added by Jamie Costello on October 18, 2019 at 1:06am — No Comments

What Legal Aspects Do You Need To Consider When Starting A Coffee Shop?

Starting your own coffee shop business can be an exciting venture. With the likes of Starbucks and Costa Coffee seeing huge amounts of success, it’s probably considered a great business to start up. Let’s face it, everyone needs a morning fix too! Whilst it’s exciting to think about all the coffee you could potentially sell, it’s important to remember the legal aspect of the business too. Here’s a legal checklist that you need to consider before you start to…

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Added by Jamie Costello on October 17, 2019 at 7:39am — No Comments

New Coffee Shop Owner? 4 Maintenance Procedures You Might Not Have Thought Of

Running a new coffee shop can be a lot of fun. It's something that requires a lot of effort and work, though. If you want your new coffeehouse to be a total success, then you need to stay on top of any and all maintenance requirements. It can even help to zero in on…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 16, 2019 at 8:27am — No Comments

Keep up with Changes: 4 Ways to Modernize Your Café

A cafe is a great place to go for a good cup of coffee, a delicious snack, and some relaxation time. They’re also becoming a hip spot for college students and entrepreneurs to go when they need to study or meet up with a client. Modernizing your cafe with the latest style and technology is the best way to keep it competitive and draw more…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 9, 2019 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Cafe of Comfort: How to Enjoy Your Coffee in Peace

It may be your lifelong dream to run a cafe you can call your own. If you want your cafe to epitomize serenity and coziness, however, you have to put a lot of work into it. There are all sorts of “finishing touches” that can pave the way for a cafe that’s serene and attractive. You should go above and beyond to establish a setting that can promote…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 8, 2019 at 12:20pm — 1 Comment

4 Ways to Cut Down on Cleanup in Your Coffee Shop

Many coffee shop owners don’t realize just how much time is spent cleaning up their storefronts, and that extra labor can cost quite a bit of money. In order to cut down on your cleaning time, you might need to invest in a few upgrades for your business.

Ensure Proper Ventilation

Having the…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 8, 2019 at 9:11am — No Comments

Can A Coffee Keep You Calm, Cool & Happy? | Happy Coffee

Coffee is consumed everywhere in the world and there are numerous versions of the most popular beverage across countries and regions. Drinking it is usually associated with making you attentive and focus on things. Students and people at work brew their cup of joe when they have to improve their concentration. Coffee is well known for taking a break after continuous work but have you also heard of happy…

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Added by Date Site Url Email_id User name on October 1, 2019 at 3:30am — No Comments

Land the job in style: How to prepare for your coffee shop interview

Going for an interview in a formal meeting room can come across rather intimidating and many employers are coming to terms with how uneasy it can make an interviewee. Particularly with first stage interviews, the birth of coffee shop interviews have come to light in recent years as an alternative setting for hiring managers. It helps ease the candidate into the process and helps their nerves to be controlled.…

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Added by Jamie Costello on September 30, 2019 at 2:33am — No Comments

Looking to Spice Up Your Fall Selection? 4 Ways to Add Variety to Your Coffee Options

As colder weather is well on its way, coffee-lovers are gearing up to try the best fall has to offer in the way of coffee. With over 350 million pumpkin spice lattes sold each fall, cafes aiming to meet their customers’ seasonal needs should consider getting creative with their fall flavors this year. Read on for four ways coffeeshops can spice up…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on September 27, 2019 at 10:17am — No Comments

Health First: Go On A Coffee Date Alone | Elevate Coffee

Imagine how promising a coffee date can be for you. Unlike other coffee dates for this date you don’t need to get dressed up. Sounds bizarre? Darlings, this is a solo date which takes you on a health ride every time you brew a mug of piping hot coffee for yourself. For this, you are not supposed to do much, just order coffee online and drink it once or twice a day.
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Added by Date Site Url Email_id User name on September 26, 2019 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Decoration Choices for a New Coffee Shop

When it comes to opening a new coffee shop, one of the more exciting elements (after funds are secured and everything is settled) is the actual design of the shop. Finding the right style to fit in with your aspirations and create the right ‘vibe’ is extremely important. 

As such, there are a number of ways that you can decorate a coffee shop to match current contemporary tastes. These styles include ideas…

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Added by Zack Halliwell on September 25, 2019 at 8:23am — No Comments

4 Ways to Save Space in Your Coffee Shop

Coffee shops with a high volume of customers need every square foot of space that is available, especially if you are a local or independent store. The space is especially valuable when you have frequent customer turnover, which is often the case when people order beverages and snacks rather than meals. If you need to open up your coffee shop and free more usable space, the following tips may help.…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on September 19, 2019 at 10:54am — No Comments

How to Keep Deliveries Organized at Your Cafe

Organization is essential for any and all serious businesses in this day and age. If you run a cafe, then you need to make organization one of your biggest daily priorities. Failure to do so can lead to all kinds of disaster scenarios. If you’re interested in keeping all of the deliveries you receive 100 percent organized, then these practices can…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on September 18, 2019 at 7:54am — No Comments

4 Ways to Keep Your Employees Efficient When Managing a Cafe

Your employees are the most valuable assets within your cafe business. To ensure operational sustainability within your business, it is important to invest in making your workers feel as secure and well-equipped as possible. Providing your workers with the right working conditions and tools necessary for them to perform their daily duties…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on September 16, 2019 at 1:21pm — No Comments

What You Need to Know Before Opening a Pay-by-Weight Restaurant

Deciding to open a restaurant is a big step in your life. You’ve determined that your main draw for customers will be the fact that they can pay-by-weight for the food that they purchase. However, before you jump headfirst into opening your new restaurant, here are a few things that you should know.

Customers Still Like Prepared Meal Options

When it comes to a pay-by-weight type of restaurant, many may think of a buffet-style setup where customers add whatever food they…

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Added by Dixie Somers on September 10, 2019 at 12:46pm — No Comments

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