Things to Consider in Coffee Shop Business
We all know that coffee is a culture of every country, especially in the Philippines. The industry of coffee is getting higher
over the years. Some people can’t start the day without sipping and enjoying their cup of coffee every
morning. That’s where “coffee addicts” word came from. Drinking coffee every day is not a bad routine.
Based on the study coffee turn out to be healthy. Our daily coffee can helps us uplift our mood and energy. It can also
prevent us from sicknesses like liver disease, heart failures, and even diabetes.
Since coffee becomes an in-demand beverage, many entrepreneurs desire 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 a variety of foods like bread, pastries, and
snack items. Coffee shop industry owners are growing large specifically in the 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 the study, Starbucks’ revenue amounted to over 22 billion US dollars and it has almost 27 thousand stores
globally. Other famous brands like Tim Hortons, Seattle’s Best, and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf are also conquering our
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 of 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.
This is a huge factor in the success of any business, including a coffee shop. You can have the best coffee shop
I town, but if you fail to find the perfect spot, it’s considered nothing. Be sure to search for a location that is
accessible, easy to find, and near the community. The signs of a good location are nearby schools, terminals,
hospitals, and offices.
Interior design or set up
After you found a perfect location, the next step is to have great interior design. Try to create a strong and
unique set up of your place. This will be your edge to stand out from competing stores and shops. Make
ways to catch the attention of your target customers by having a photo booth, display merchandise, and
putting Wi-Fi on your place. This will helps you gain more customers and profits.
Gift cards, loyalty, and reward cards
It is a good way to have a personal touch and gain trust with your customers. This will make your
customers feel special and cherished by giving loyalty and reward cards once purchased a given amount.
You can create incentives in customers that will make them want to come back to your shop.
Good food and drinks
Having great food and drink selection in your coffee shop is an effective way to gain more customers.
Offer a different ingredient on drinks that will make it unique from others. Aside from that, keeping your food
safe is more valuable.