How to Start a Coffee Roasting Business
Starting a Coffee Roasting Business

According to Coffee Research, average coffee consumption in the states is about 5 kg. per capita or, to put it simply, it’s almost two cups of this strong and smelly drink that an average American would typically drink a day. Even though these numbers seem unremarkable as compared to Finland’s crazy 10 kg. annually or about 1,200 cups per capita, coffee definitely opens a huge window of opportunity here in the US as well as in Canada. So if you’re thinking of how to start a coffee...

How Do I Add My Business to Google Maps, Apple and Bing Places
How Do You Add Your Business To Navigation Apps And Maps?

Making your online presence known is enormously crucial. Here’s why: every fifth search query is related to some location, so being listed on Google or Apple Maps, in a GPS application – you name it – is just as important as making sales or doing marketing to build up a business. Thankfully, different online services allow you to hop aboard quite easily, it’s not some rocket science. And once you add your business to maps, more potential customers will be able to locate you. The more...

How to open a retail store
Opening a Retail Store

You’ve probably heard countless times that opening an online store of your own is a highly convertible and lucrative enterprise. But how do the things go when it comes to brick-and-mortar stores? Though you may cast doubt on this business model since there’s a myriad of negative information, the reality seems quite positive nonetheless: Forrester estimated that almost 86% of all retail sales across the US happen in land-based stores. But before we begin exploring this abundant region...

Biodegradable Edible Straws Made of Algae
Biodegradable Edible Straws Made of Algae

The anxiety about the plastic volume growth in the oceans tends to grow, and although we have seen attempts to eliminate this debris and reuse it, we still have only one conclusion: it is necessary to work for minimizing (or replacing) plastic. LOLIWARE, the New York startup, proposes to reduce the amounts of garbage made of plastic on their own example using disposable biodegradable straws. The enterprise has already gained the needed experience in their previous development of edible cups,...

How to Start a Catering Business
Starting a Catering Business

Catering is a food service activity, related to people feeding on remote sites, including all enterprises that render services for the companies’ employees and private persons on the base of contract agreement on- or off-premise, managing different events through meeting its food requirements, and selling ready-to-eat foods and groceries by retail. In practice catering means either cooking and its delivery, or event managing, table layout, bottling and serving guests up, and providing the...

E-commerce - How to Start an Online Store - Boutique
Starting an Online Store

Amazingly, but these days, when the whole new world is just a few mouse-clicks away from you, you do not need anything except for genuine enthusiasm and a little money to start a business. You do not need to accumulate great capital or do an MBA degree to become remarkably successful. You do not need some special connections. Specifically, you do not need anything to start a profitable business online. Though it might seem too complicated to some of us, starting an online store...

How to Start a Butcher Shop
Starting a Butcher Shop

Being just as important as water, meat will be comprising a significant percentage of the food market for years on, despite the fact that culinary or diet trends have a clear tendency to reset once in a while. So, you are surely on the right path with choosing a niche. However, if you really want to sell meat and everything that goes with it, become ‘the top of the class’ and grow a profitable business, you’ll need more than simply enthusiasm. You’ll need a good strategy and certain...

Plantable Coffee Cup
Forests Growing From Paper Cups – A Story About Garbage, Epiphany And Green Future

About five years ago, a student from California was driving south on Californian Highway 101 when he noticed a shameful pile of garbage scattered next to the road. How annoyed the guy was, but that’s not the hook: what really important is that a brilliant idea crossed his mind: “What if each piece of trash could become a plant?” The name of this student was Alex Henige, and that’s how his bright idea of bio-recycling was born: to create a paper cup which could turn into a real plant...

How to start a Coffee Shop
Starting a Coffee Shop

Where can we all satisfy a burning desire for a cup of coffee, enjoy delicious pieces of crisp pastry and just have a lovely time in a calm atmosphere? You’re absolutely right – in a coffeehouse. A coffeehouse, or also known as a café or a coffee shop, is a HoReCa (Hotel/Restaurant/Café) type of food service establishments that usually serve various beverage and refreshment including tea, coffee, juice, different desserts, light cocktails, ice cream, sparkling drinks to name a few....