Second Cup is committed to always deliver a premium Café experience.
To be a leading global Premium Café Brand.
To continuously grow through innovation and dedication to excellence.
Exceptional Controlled Growth
Second Cup is a well-known and respected international brand that continues to experience continued and programmed growth globally.
Our Second Cup team offers a proven franchise system with established, passionate, and proven support systems with Operations, Marketing and Development managers. Our team ensures that their priority is to have ongoing operational involvement and franchisee support. Members of this team are based at our home office and in regional areas to be available for timely response to master franchisee business demands.
You will find that Second Cup Coffee Company Inc. has taken care of every aspect of its café experience for you, including interior design, layout, menu, recipes, suppliers, product specifications and marketing. The consistency and quality of these standards not only create and reinforce the brand, but also ensure that Second Cup café guests have the same experience at every Second Cup café, each and every time. We continually refine and improve every aspect of our operating systems; developing new products and services; improving facilities; providing sustained training, effective marketing, and more efficient purchasing. Our philosophy is to continually improve our business by revising our products, systems and procedures. Most importantly, Second Cup has a unique understanding of how to bring coffee to people across different cultures, locations and environments. Our team brings forward a passion for coffee, and we expect it to be yours too.
Why Second Cup?
Second Cup is a highly respected global brand with cafés in over 25 international regions.
We offer a unique and premium customer value proposition.
We deliver a warm, comfortable, yet modern and contemporary rich and textured ambiance.
We recognize that convenience, comfort and security are key drivers in the hospitality retailing today and being a guest focussed company, Second Cup offers the ultimate convenience and speed of counter service.
Complementing the ideal café environment, the Second Cup products deliver premium quality and freshness on a consistent basis focusing on healthy options, kid friendly items and branded gift solutions allowing us to attract and satisfy diversified tastes and nutritional requirements.
Second Cup is the first and only international coffee chain to provide Barista Crafted Perfect Cups of brewed coffee, Artisan infused premium tea, fresh fruit and frozen all natural yogurt, locally sourced and freshly prepared food items.
Our training and control systems are designed to insure that our guests receive the same experience and quality offering each and every time they visit us.
We know that in order to provide the best café experience to our guests, we must continue to work in harmony with both the environment and people who provide with the best quality and sustainable products. To such, Second Cup is committed to several social responsibility programs such as yet not limited to Rainforest alliance, Ethical tea partnership, organic fair trade, Plant a tree, Bullfrog power...
Our philosophy is to continually improve our business by updating and refreshing our product line, systems and procedures to maximize growth opportunities.
We understand how and where to expand, and whilst our market penetration strategies are tailored according to the market best trends and requirement, a common outcome remains the successful market entry to both remote and developed markets.
Second Cup Coffee Company Inc. provides the following support to each of its franchise partners:
Highly qualified and experienced people to provide direction and support you in the growth of your business
Operations manuals, marketing and public relations support materials International product supply and access to Second Cup Coffee Company Inc. resources
Comprehensive training at Second Cup Coffee College and online.
Franchisees and their designated operators must attend and successfully complete Second Cup's unique School of Business (Coffee College).
Continuing Operations Support Provided by Second Cup Coffee Company Inc
Unique Business Proposition
Sophisticated Premium Café Bistro
World Oasis Design - familiar yet global
Flexible café design & operations.
Ease of execution & program simplification
more healthful food and beverages
caring for coffee growing land and people
Independently owned. Uniquely Canadian
The perfect cup of coffee
To qualify for consideration as a Second Cup Franchise Partner, an interested party will have to have the following attributes:
The franchisee should have experience operating multi-unit retail locations, full-service restaurants or comparable service-oriented businesses.
Experience and local contacts in the region or country for facilitating the importation of products
The ability to secure prime commercial real estate is a must.
Investment Required for a Second Cup Café Store set-up costs will vary by country, location, local codes and numerous other factors.
Ability to prepare and submit a business plan that will include the following: Vision, Mission and Value Statements, Management Structure, Market Analysis, Development Plan, Marketing Plan, Financial Plan.