Since coffee becomes in demand beverage, many entrepreneurs desires to start their own café business. Running a coffee shop is not that easy as we think, especially for the first timers in this business industry. Usually, coffee shops come in different forms but, commonly, it is an establishment offers freshly brewed coffee, tea, and foods. Nowadays, coffee shops also compete with fast foods and restaurants by offering variety of foods like breads, pastries, and snack items. Coffee shop industry owners are growing large specifically in Philippines. There are a lot of foreign brands of coffee that already established in our country. Starbucks has the largest coffee shop branch worldwide. According to study, Starbucks revenue amounted to over 22 billion US dollars and it has almost 27 thousand stores globally. Other famous brands like Tim Hortons, Seattles Best, and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf are also conquering our country.
When opening a coffee shop or any food business, there are many steps and guidelines we should obey. It is very overwhelming with all the aspects on running a business. However, there are things to consider in opening a coffee shop. Here are quick tips, tools, and facts that will you get through the process.
- Interior design or set up
- Gift cards, loyalty, and reward cards
- Good food and drinks