The Coffee Garden just celebrated our 1-year anniversary yesterday. Hard to believe that it has only been a year, it seems like we've been open nearly forever. Funny how anniversaries usually lead to reflection, looking back on everything that has happened.
I'd like to thank everyone here in the bX community. I've learned quite a bit and gotten some great ideas from discussions here. Our store has benefited greatly from this community, and I appreciate it. Thank you.
Even though we've passed a critical milestone and are still standing, we have lots of challenges ahead. We need to continue to grow and expand our customer base while retaining our existing customers. We need to increase profitability without impacting our very high quality standards. I'd like to continue educating our customers about good coffee. I'd also like to see us grow our sales of whole beans, pressed-to-order coffee, traditional beverages, and for-here coffees. I have some strategies in mind to accomplish these, and will probably be bouncing some of them off of you here in the community in the coming weeks.
Once again, thanks to everyone here. Here's hoping that your holiday season is in full swing, and continues to be strong past the new year.