Emma Sturgis's Blog (28)

Details to Consider to Help Make Your Coffee Shop Look Quaint and Unique

Many coffee shop owners struggle with increasing the amount of customers that come in every day. In order to gain customers, your coffee shop needs to have more than just coffee. You have to create…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on March 5, 2020 at 3:29pm — No Comments

How to Retain Your Coffee Shop Customers When the Weather Heats up Again

Once the outdoor temperatures start to rise, you might begin to notice that our coffee shop customers are dwindling. While your business is sure to drop a little bit during the hottest months of the year, there are a few simple and inexpensive steps that you can take to attract more customers to your coffee shop during the summer.

Boost Your…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 19, 2020 at 12:38pm — No Comments

4 Reasons to Keep Your Cafe Visually Up-to-Date

If you want your cafe to be the local hotspot for working, hanging out, and checking in on social media, keeping it visually updated is one of the most important things you can do to keep customers coming back. If it's been a while since your cafe had an aesthetic update, here are four reasons why you should consider giving it a facelift.

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 18, 2020 at 10:51am — No Comments

How to Modernize Your Cafe Kitchen to Keep up With Coffee Trends

The National Coffee Association reports a staggering increase in the percentage of coffee drinkers. The rapid popularity of this seemingly magic potion affects several aspects of our lives. Coffee trends evolve season after season and year after year. The current list of available coffee brews and flavors is endless. It doesn’t end there. Who would have thought that coffee would one day have its very own aesthetic? Believe it or not, coffee is a mood. Modern…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 13, 2020 at 2:20pm — No Comments

4 Iced Coffee Drinks to Include on Your Menu

While a traditional coffee might still be served steaming hot, iced coffee is a trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down. That means it’s long past time you included…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 30, 2020 at 2:09pm — No Comments

How to Create a Chill Atmosphere in Your Coffee Shop

If you run a coffee shop, you probably want to turn it into the type of place where people want to hang out, chat and sip coffee or other hot beverages. Right now, you might be happy with the beverages that you serve and other aspects of your coffee shop, but you might not…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on November 27, 2019 at 7:34am — 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

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 — 1 Comment

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

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

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

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

4 Tips for Organizing Your Food Storage Area for Better Flow in Your Café

Running any kind of dining establishment is something that calls for a significant degree of organization. Customers are put off by chaotic settings, and understandably so. If you head a cafe, then you should make organizing your food storage space well a top priority. Better organization can make getting around your cafe a lot easier and more…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on September 5, 2019 at 1:14pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Create an Inviting and Relaxing Atmosphere in Your Coffee Shop

As a coffee shop owner, you probably want to create the right atmosphere in your coffee shop. After all, you probably want to make sure that the place is inviting and relaxing for all of your guests. Right now, you…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on August 19, 2019 at 8:06am — No Comments

Don’t Fall Behind: 4 Ways to Ensure Your Cafe is Up-to-Date

As any business owner knows, staying up to date and using the latest technologies available in your business is key to survival. Innovation is what drives success. In the retail world, it can be easy to be overlooked. To ensure your business thrives, here are four ways to keep it up-to-date.

Revamped POS System

 

Have…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on August 9, 2019 at 1:59pm — No Comments

What’s that Smell? 4 Signs Your Refrigeration Needs Help

We all give very little thought to our refrigerators on a regular basis, that is until our fridges start going bad. Wondering when it’s time to get a new refrigerator? Keep reading to determine if your current fridge is showing signs that it’s on its way out.

The Motor Keeps Running

 

Refrigerators often signal that they…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on June 28, 2019 at 8:07am — No Comments

4 Maintenance Items to Remember When Opening a Local Cafe

When it comes to opening a local cafe or coffee shop, perhaps one of the most important aspects of ensuring that everything runs as smoothly as possible is keeping specific maintenance tasks in mind. Additionally, doing this can also help an existing local cafe or coffee shop operate even better as well.

Here are four basic maintenance…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on June 17, 2019 at 7:38am — No Comments

4 Maintenance Procedures Every Commercial Kitchen Owner Should Know

Let face it; your kitchen is easily the most important area of your business. One equipment failure or even worse a fire can shut down your business for weeks and cost you thousands of dollars. Therefore, it is imperative to conduct weekly or monthly maintenance on your kitchen’s commercial equipment in order to achieve optimal production and…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on June 13, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

4 Benefits of Starting a Food Truck for Your Café

Despite the fact that you have a successful cafe on your hands, you’re someone who loves to challenge yourself. You want to see just what else you can do to bring in some profit and business to your cafe. One of the ideas that you should consider is having a food truck. Not only are food trucks becoming widely successful but they also bring…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on May 21, 2019 at 11:10am — No Comments

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