Where We Work: Openroad CoffeePublished 9:36am Monday, August 8, 2011
Person featured: Julia Yoder
Business: Openroad Coffee
Address: 687 N. Trade Street
Phone number: 864-216-3430
Mon. – Sat. 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Nature of business: Coffee shop
Principal owners: Stan and Julia Yoder
Year founded: 2011
How’s business? We have been open since June 17 and have seen an increase in business each day.
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: Many of our customers have stated that our coffee is the best they have ever tasted.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: All of the syrups and sauces we use are our own recipes based on organic agave and other organic ingredients.
advice to young entrepreneurs: ‘Never quit! Never quit! Never quit!’ – Winston Churchill
My first job: I worked with my dad building houses.
Your role model (in business or in life generally): Jesus.
The key to a successful business: Realizing you don’t know everything and that every day you can learn something new.