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How To Find and Hire the Best Coffee Shop Employees with Andrew & Claire Bowen

 How To Find and Hire the Best Coffee Shop Employees with Andrew & Claire Bowen
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Andrew and Claire Bowen are on a mission to stop independent coffee shops from failing.

While employed in the healthcare and retail sectors, Andrew and Claire Bowen got the idea to start a coffee shop. Andrew, who regularly traveled during his career, developed an appreciation for local coffee shops during these frequent business trips. The more Andrew visited and worked out of these coffee shops, the appreciation for these business continued to grow.

After bringing up the idea of starting a…

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Independent Coffee Shop Startup Cost Calculator

 Independent Coffee Shop Startup Cost Calculator

Click the links below to jump to either the coffee shop startup cost calculator or spreadsheet:

This is a detailed startup cost calculator for an independent coffee shop business. The goal of this tool give you an accurate estimate of the three major cost categories associated with starting this small business. Descriptions of each category are outlined below:

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How I Started a Craft Brewery for $50,000 And How You Can Do The Same.

 How I Started a Craft Brewery for $50,000 And How You Can Do The Same.
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Want to start your own craft brewery without bringing on partners? Don’t think it would be possible ever start a brewhouse for sub 6-figures?

Then take a look at this case study with Sam Corr, the founder of Drumconrath Brewing Company, who proves once and for all that you don’t need an enormous loan or a dozen investors to launch an independent brewery. In fact, Sam was able to start his own brewery for just…

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How to Double Your Food Truck’s Profits Using a Process Improvement Plan

 How to Double Your Food Truck’s Profits Using a Process Improvement Plan

Located in the heart of England is the small but vibrant city of Leicester. Just an hour north of London, Leicester is home to some of the finest Indian cuisine outside of India. Leicester’s food truck and food stall business also has plenty to offer, presenting a diverse selection of local and international dishes, including the famous curry!

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Tampa’s Top 50 Food Trucks to Eat At – 2019 Edition

 Tampa’s Top 50 Food Trucks to Eat At – 2019 Edition

Known for its museums and other cultural offerings, Tampa is a city located along Florida’s Gulf coast. Tampa is the county seat of Hillsborough County in the state of Florida. Acclaimed as the “Cigar Capital of the World”, Tampa is home to the locality of Ybor. This neighborhood was developed by Spanish and Cuban cigar factory workers at the turn of the 20th century and is now known as a dining and nightlife destination on the city. Typically threatened…

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