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How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

Americans drink an average of 3.1 cups of coffee a day. Regardless of season or occasion, it’s a staple in most people’s routines. With a consistently hot commodity, coffee shops are a popular business opportunity for many entrepreneurs. But how do you really get started and open a coffee shop? It all depends on your […]

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Phyllis Jordan vs. the World: PJ’s Coffee Founder Proves Value of Determination

PJ’s Coffee has been a mainstay in New Orleans for decades, but the coffee franchise has also built a strong base of loyal fans across the world. As PJ’s approaches its 40th anniversary, we reflect on the entrepreneur who started it all — our brand’s namesake Phyllis Jordan. This Iowa native encapsulated New Orleans culture […]

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PJ’s Coffee Franchisees Committed to Community Health

There are plenty of big perks to being your own boss – a flexible schedule, greater earning potential and more control over your career. For PJ’s Coffee franchisees, there’s yet another plus to being a business owner: They help build healthier communities. While coffee has health benefits all on its own, PJ’s has taken extra […]

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PJ’s Continues International Expansion

PJ’s Coffee has grown considerably since our 1978 founding in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans. Over the past forty years, we’ve grown from a single location to become a national brand and undergone a franchise-wide re-branding – adding a new, upscale and modern flavor to our locations, while still paying homage to our New […]

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How Do I Select the Best Site for My Coffee Franchise?

Choosing the right site for your coffee franchise is one of the first – and most important – decisions you’ll make before getting your business up and running. From visibility and access to square footage and layout, the factors you’ll need to consider extend far beyond the cost and availability of the space. This presents […]

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Cultivating Guest Loyalty One Cup at a Time at PJ’s Coffee

For many brands – especially emerging ones – creating brand loyalty among consumers is one of the most difficult tasks. However, brand loyalty is incredibly important for coffee and other food brands, since guests tend to establish an emotional connection. PJ’s Coffee has been in business for 40 years and has helped thousands of guests […]

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PJ’s Coffee Moves into 2018 with New Way of Brewing

Pour-over coffee is the latest trend in the industry, and chances are you’ve seen it popping up in local cafes – soon, even at your local PJ’s Coffee location. Here are a few reasons we love this method, and why we are excited to bring it to our guests in 2018:  Coffee Quality Despite similar […]

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PJ’s Franchisee of the Year Shows That Passion Pays Off

Amanda Bennett is always on the go. This week, she’s running between her Hammond, Louisiana PJ’s Coffee location and the Mardi Gras parades where she performs with her friends in a dance crew. “It was super fun,” she said. “The energy was just crazy.” Since moving back to the New Orleans area in 2015 after […]

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How to Get Your Employees Excited About Your Coffee Brand

About 51 percent of the American workforce doesn’t feel engaged at work. Unmotivated employees resort to doing the bare minimum. This often leads to lost productivity and poor customer service. For PJ’s franchisees, this situation can spell disaster for your location. Your employees interact with customers on a daily basis and represent your brand. It’s […]

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How PJ’s Coffee Keeps its Business Green

Sustainability has long been a concern in the coffee industry. Even before green practices became a mainstream talking point, specialty coffee companies were discussing the environmental implications of their business models. Today, conscientious coffee vendors still strive to employ fairer practices and minimize their environmental impacts. At PJ’s Coffee, we care about the communities we […]

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