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Tim Horton’s in Mississauga and Starbucks in Brampton. Coffee Time is a coffee franchise in Mississauga that appears in the Mississauga news and Insauga.com Catherine Simpson is a Coffee writer and talks about coffee history and coffee shops. Mississauga

Best Kept Secrets of Coffee Franchise Ownership

03/22/2017, 10:00am EDT
By Catherine Simpson

Once you've made the decision to purchase your very own coffee franchise there are many questions, doubts, and fears that will arise. There are a few secrets that successful franchise owners know that those who do not succeed often either overlook, forget, or do not believe the importance of. Growing a business is hard work. Heed the secrets below in order to make your coffee franchise the best in the business and to have a staff that is loyal to you.

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1) Take your time when selecting your franchise and find a coffee franchise that you really like and not just one that you think will make you the most money. If you do not like the uniforms, rules, restrictions, or coffee in the beginning chances are good that you aren't going to grow to like them over time. Instead, go with a business that you believe in and let your enthusiasm be contagious. Your customers and your staff will know if you are in business just to make money or you really want to build a great environment for everyone.

2) Be passionate. If you can't get passionate about coffee then a coffee franchise probably isn't the business solution you're looking for. If you are passionate about coffee, make sure you build your business around the coffee that lights your fire and not some off brand that doesn't make your mornings shine (besides you don't want your customers to catch you sneaking a sip of the other guy's coffee).

3) Be prepared to work. Building a business is hard work. Far too often franchise owners expect to pay the bills, sit back, and watch the profits roll in. In a perfect world, maybe but in the world in which we live hard work is necessary to begin your business and an absolute necessity when it comes to making your business grow.

4) Make work fun. Build a team atmosphere, play fun music when customers aren't in the business, and give your employees incentive to succeed. While this isn't a field in which you can afford to pay your employees a great amount of money you can do little things that give them incentives to do well and succeed. These goals are often better for some employees than higher pay would be and will breed a loyal staff that actually enjoys coming to work day in and out.

5) Be involved. If you are involved in the daily operation of your business you are in a much better position to see when things start to look bleak and correct potential problems before they arise. If you are not involved the problems may be catastrophes that are much more expensive and time consuming to fix than if you had caught them early on.

There are many ways to run your business and it is your business (as long as you remain within the guidelines of the franchise) but it is much better to follow the steps above and keep things running smoothly than risk significant problems by ignoring some of these valuable recommendations.

Catherine Simpson
Coffee And Coffee Culture
Mississauga Gazette

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