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There are millions of coffee addicts all around the world. Some people even admit that they can’t normally function without this brewed drink. This coffee addiction and obsession inspire entrepreneurs to open more coffee shops.
If you share the love for coffee and want to open your own cafe, prepare to compete. There are thousands, if not millions coffee shops. So, if people don’t like at least one little thing in your place, they will never come back – there is a coffee shop on every street corner.
That’s why you should always aim higher and work on the details. That’s what you can do to stand out from the specialty coffee shop crowd:
At the very beginning, you might even need to stand behind the bar and teach your staff how to behave with customers.
Make sure a barista in your place is friendly, talkative, and cheerful. Your stuff should note these little things about regular clients. That’s how people can feel welcomed in your coffee shop.
If you want people to come back, make an effort to encourage conversation, and get to know them.
These days, more and more people become lactose intolerant, go vegan, etc. So, make sure to have options you can offer them. A lot of baristas don’t really like working with soy milk, you might be one of them! Nonetheless, it doesn’t mean you can ignore the needs of your customers.
Don’t copy from Starbucks or any other coffee shop. Your place should have its own atmosphere. To create a unique design, personalise coffee sleeves, and ask customers to leave drawings, notes on the walls.
Also, consider making your coffee shop more eco-friendly. That’s how you can do it: