This Coffee Shop Has No Employees and Customers are Overpaying

This Coffee Shop Has No Employees and Customers are Overpaying

June 24, 2014 11:56 am

Could this work in Hillsboro? Jamestown? Even Fargo? Is this totally sixth wave? David and Kimberly Brekke opened The Vault Coffee Shop & Bakery in […]

Hops in Coffee is Happening and It’s Going to Be Pretty Intense

Hops in Coffee is Happening and It’s Going to Be Pretty Intense

June 11, 2014 11:18 am

The craft beer world has been embracing coffee as an ingredient for years. While once relegated to stouts, coffee has since made its way into any number […]

Retail Design Notes: The Streetscape Coffee Shop Parklet

Retail Design Notes: The Streetscape Coffee Shop Parklet

April 29, 2014 12:25 pm

Not sure what to do with that awkward public space in front of your shop? Maybe it’s time for a parklet. The parklet concept is not […]

A Look Back at A Really Big SCAA 2014 in Seattle (Plus Photo Gallery)

A Look Back at A Really Big SCAA 2014 in Seattle (Plus Photo Gallery)

April 28, 2014 1:08 pm

We’re still waiting to hear the final tally of guests to this year’s Specialty Coffee Association of America show at the Washington State Convention Center, […]

Caffe Ibis Founder Randy Wirth Dies Following Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

Caffe Ibis Founder Randy Wirth Dies Following Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

April 15, 2014 9:46 am

Randy Wirth, who founded Logan, Utah-based Caffe Ibis with his wife Sally Sears in 1976, has died from injuries suffered during a vehicle crash last […]

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

April 11, 2014 11:02 am

A mere four months after opening its flagship shop and roastery and bar on Pecos St., Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters has opened its second retail shop, […]

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

March 25, 2014 11:32 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and the music streaming service Pandora are teaming up for a Peet’s-branded radio station that will be played at all its […]

At Consumers’ Requests, Starbucks Finally Adds Tipping System to iPhone App

At Consumers’ Requests, Starbucks Finally Adds Tipping System to iPhone App

March 13, 2014 11:29 am

With untold bajillions of sales on a daily basis, Starbucks has arguably become the world’s biggest beta testing lab for quick-service POS operations. (more: Starbucks Baristas […]

The Hottest Hot Bars and Most Powerful People in Coffee Right Now

The Hottest Hot Bars and Most Powerful People in Coffee Right Now

January 30, 2014 11:20 am

Two reputable foodie news sources have published annual lists of piping hot bars and super powerful people in the coffee industry: The Eater Coffee Heat […]

Corvus Coffee Opens Transparency-Driven Denver Flagship

Corvus Coffee Opens Transparency-Driven Denver Flagship

January 15, 2014 8:34 am

Four-year-old Corvus Coffee has opened its new roastery, tasting lab and retail bar at 1740 S. Broadway in Denver, after outgrowing its original roastery and […]