Night Light, Night Bright: The Incredible Annual Light Show at Mozart’s Coffee

How a Texas coffee roaster brewed a festive holiday tradition.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | November 15, 2022

Taiwan’s Influence on Tea Trends

Many of the tea drinks we love originated in or became popular in Taiwan: we talk to tea shop operators about all things boba, cheese tea, and more.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | October 20, 2022

Smoothies and Smoothie Bowls: A Guide for Coffee Shop Operators

No need to ask: how fruit-based food and drinks—like smoothies and bowls—can expand your menu offerings and customer base.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | October 11, 2022

Beverages On Tap: Why A Tap System Works for Coffee, Tea, and Everything In Between

As more coffee shops acquire coffee-on-tap systems, some are moving beyond nitro cold brew to include tea, kombucha, and other beverages on tap.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | May 30, 2022

Recreating Holiday Cheer

How Café Owners Are Seizing on Seasonal Trends in Light of COVID-19
by Susan Johnston Taylor | October 19, 2020

Happy Lucky’s Teahouse Embraces Virtual Tastings

About 10 days after closing their doors to the public back in March, Happy Lucky's Teahouse decided to create YouTube videos emulating the in-store tasting experience.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | June 9, 2020

Hosting In-House Events

Bring more customers through your door while also serving the community and local economy.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | October 23, 2019

More Than Mugs

A look at three different approaches to merchandising for coffee and tea shops around the world.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | August 28, 2019

Build Your Case

Grab-and-go products can increase the average customer purchase without holding up the line or tying up your baristas.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | January 8, 2019

All Eyes on Chai

Coffeehouses are adding this popular Indian tea and spice blend to complement coffee offerings. From user-friendly pre-made mixes to custom-crafted blends and concentrates, the chai's the limit.
by Susan Johnston Taylor | August 7, 2018