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Secret Menu: Healthy Starbucks Drinks You Can Order Now

 Secret Menu: Healthy Starbucks Drinks You Can Order Now

Starbucks may have grown to 80,000 locations worldwide based on the quality of its creative coffee drinks, the cool cache of hanging out for ours in one of their cozy dining rooms, and by figuring out how to effectively market a $7 cup of coffee with an 80% markup. But what they’re not as well known for, is their healthy, nutritious offerings.

The coffee chain knows that fat and sugar drive huge sales, which is… Continue Reading »

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Coffee Shop Location Analysis: How We Found Our First Location

 Coffee Shop Location Analysis: How We Found Our First Location
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Finding the right location for your first coffee shop business is usually a make or break decision. Choose the right location and you could end up with a thriving business that can be passed down to your children. Choose wrong and you could lose everything financially. No pressure!

This is the situation the Reynolds family found themselves in when they started looking for their first location. The family had no experience managing or growing… Continue Reading »

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How to Start an Independent Coffee Shop On Your Terms Like Anthem Coffee & Tea

 How to Start an Independent Coffee Shop On Your Terms Like Anthem Coffee & Tea
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Do you dream of opening a cute corner coffee shop? Wonder what it’s really like to own a cafe? Trying to figure out if if this is business you want to seriously pursue? Then you’re in the right place.

Today’s guest is Bryan Reynolds, Co-Founder and CEO of Anthem Coffee & Tea, a six-location coffee business serving the greater Tacoma area in Washington. In the show, Reynolds outlines the actions you need to… Continue Reading »

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Four Step Plan: How to Start a Coffee Shop with No Money or Experience.

 Four Step Plan: How to Start a Coffee Shop with No Money or Experience.

Dream of starting a specialty coffee shop, but don’t have the money or experience required to make it happen? We have good news for you!

Bryan Reynolds, CEO and Co-Founder of Anthem Coffee & Tea, a six-location independent coffee business in Washington offers the following advise to aspiring coffee shop owners with lots of passion, but limited resources or experience operating a small business.

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Pros and Cons: The Epic Risks and Big Rewards of Opening a Coffee Shop

 Pros and Cons: The Epic Risks and Big Rewards of Opening a Coffee Shop

Before you start a coffee shop (or any type of small business) it’s prudent to have a firm understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of the business model so you know how to prepare.

The goal of this article is to give you a clear understanding of the pros of operating a coffee shop so you can fully exploit the opportunities. But it’s not all sunshine and unicorns. We want you to understand… Continue Reading »

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