Every coffee shop is different, and no one knows that better than you—the coffee shop owners who build a unique story and brand with every cup. Welcome to our latest edition of Breaking New Grounds. We’re all about the little victories working with businesses in the coffee industry, and we enjoy celebrating the news of an independent coffee shop we love signing up for our … Continue reading Breaking New Grounds: Principles GI Coffee House
Commercial Disinfection is a service built for businesses like yours. You and your customers will have peace of mind knowing that your cafe is safe from viruses like COVID-19. Continue reading Introducing a new service added just for you.
Pre-coronavirus, we were concerned with cleaning, maybe even tossing around the phrase “deep clean” now and again. We were thinking about cleaning in the sense of improving or maintaining the appearance of our shops. While this is still important, there is now an added layer to our “cleaning” regimen; disinfection. Continue reading Change is Brewing: Cleaning vs. Disinfecting
Some states are requiring that each business have a written out and formalized copy of their safety plan on site. For coffee shops, this safety plan could be requested during your routine health inspection or site visit for anything reported. Continue reading Change is Brewing: Distancing and Screening and Cleaning, Oh My!
More and more coffee shops are opening their doors again; a sight for sore eyes for the coffee drinking community, where a visit to a local coffee shop was only a little about a caffeine habit and almost entirely about routine and daily ritual. This is a small step back to some kind of normalcy that each one of us is craving. Continue reading Change is Brewing: Grand Reopening
For the past six weeks, we have been delivering coffees and pastries from cafes in our network to NYC hospitals on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis. This has been possible thanks to the overwhelming support of our community. We received over $2300 in donations from nearly 100 donors. This generosity has helped to bring business to our cafe partners, as well as caffeinate our … Continue reading Coffee for Care: 6 weeks, 100 donors, 3 local businesses, 3 hospitals and a lot of caffeine
We can’t ignore that our community is being hit hard. The coffee community is enduring some of the toughest times in the hospitality business while healthcare systems across the country are experiencing unprecedented strain due to COVID-19. In these times, many of us feel helpless to support the coffee professionals, healthcare workers and the sick. But every one of us can help in our own … Continue reading Announcing Coffee for Care
CBD in coffee is the next big thing. CBD had been getting a lot of attention recently and its popularity does not look to be slowing down anytime soon. Adding CBD to your coffee menu can boost a $4 coffee to $8-$12 with a negligible spend on your end. Before you jump on the CBD train you may have a few questions about it. Here … Continue reading CBD and its place in coffee shops
The dog days of summer can sometimes lead to sluggish revenue. You may have less customers walking in each day so to mitigate loss in sales you’ll likely want to consider how to increase each person’s spend. Fresh baked pastries and fresh fruit are a common go to but they are money down the drain when you toss the remaining products out at the end … Continue reading When Summer Sales are Slow: Fast Items to Upsell at Checkout