Latest Blog Posts By PJs Coffee Franchisees

  • How this Young Family Navigated Opening a Coffee Shop in a Pandemic
    Jack Stanton was born and raised in New Orleans and had grown up with PJ’s Coffee. “My older sister introduced me to it, probably at a far earlier age than I should’ve been introduced to it,” joked Jack. Since Jack grew up with the brand, he’s always been comfortable with the product, but it wasn’t until we revealed ...
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  • How This Husband and Wife Team Found Success as PJ’s Coffee Franchisees
    Before they would become married, Terri and Charlie Sampey first met as employee and customer. Terri worked in her father's automotive parts business, Herzog's Automotive Parts, Inc., where Charlie was a customer. The two went on to get married and begin working together when Terri’s father hired Charlie to work for ...
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  • 4 Ways PJ’s Coffee Franchisees Give Back to Their Communities
    Community involvement is important for any business. But at PJ’s Coffee, it’s in our DNA. With deep New Orleans roots, southern hospitality and community are at the core of our brand. Our franchisees are dedicated to engaging with their neighbors, and they help support their communities in numerous heartfelt, creative ...
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  • 5 Tips for Coffee Shop Owners, by Coffee Shop Owners

    5 Tips for Coffee Shop Owners, by Coffee Shop Owners

    When performing your due diligence before becoming a coffee shop franchisee, you should ask other coffee shop owners to share their advice. Having been on the front lines, these seasoned PJ’s Coffee franchisees have faced the same challenges and triumphs that novice coffee shop franchisees will encounter. The following ...
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  • PJ’s Coffee Announces Second Annual Veteran Franchise License Giveaway Recipient
    After years of following orders in the U.S. Marine Corps and two different police departments in Louisiana, Bobby Mounts was ready to be his own boss. Franchising, where he could call the shots in his own store while still receiving support, appealed to him. He went with home state-favorite PJ’s Coffee. Or, rather, we ...
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  • Multi-Unit Owners Set Their Sights on Growth and Community with PJ’s Coffee Franchises
    Andrew Jones and Teddy Amar got their start in franchising when they decided to break away from their corporate jobs as financial consultants and start a business of their own in 2015. For Andrew and Teddy, franchising was the perfect fit. “The franchising model just makes too much sense,” said Teddy. “It’s a tried and ...
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  • How Community Outreach Helped Launch PJ’s Coffee’s 2018 Franchisee of the Year to Success
    Taking over an existing PJ’s Coffee location – which was not only one of our brand’s first coffee shops ever, but was also owned and operated by our company founder – is a lot of pressure. Nevertheless, since taking over one of our original New Orleans locations in 2015, PJ’s Coffee franchisees Aubry and LaCour Miller ...
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  • The Perfect Pairing: How These PJ’s Franchisees Find Success in Life, Love and Business
    PJ’s Coffee franchisees Mateusz Dabrowski and Elif Tuna are no strangers to diving into unchartered territory. Mateusz immigrated to the United States when he was just three years old, and his fiancé, Elif, moved to the U.S. from Istanbul, Turkey when she was nine. Not even 25 years later, Mateusz graduated with a ...
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