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October 13, 2020
A Personalized 7-Day Sales Forecast? Yeah, We Do That

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November 2, 2020
New York Hours: Off-Hour Deliveries Save Time and Money

25 deliveries a week? That’s just not sustainable, especially in NYC, during peak hours. The solution? Off Hour Delivery.

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October 30, 2020
Illustrator Federico Tramonte Adds a Dash of the Surreal to Everyday Life

Odeko illustrator Federico Tramonte brings hints of the surreal to his delightful illustrations, the result of a new style he created during lockdown in Milan.

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October 27, 2020
Brugh Coffee Is All Love

Luke Brugh started his coffee career with a 500g roaster. Now, his Brugh Coffee Roastery & Brew Lab goes through hundreds of pounds of beans regularly.

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October 20, 2020
Marie Blachère Gives You the Carbs You Need

A croissant for plant-based eaters? Famed French bakery Marie Blachère is working on it!

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October 13, 2020
A Personalized 7-Day Sales Forecast? Yeah, We Do That

Toss out that crystal ball. We’ve got the ability to forecast your shop’s sales for 7 days in your Odeko mobile ordering portal

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October 7, 2020
Birch Coffee Gives a Cup of Kindness

Pandemic? No panic. Birch Coffee’s Jeremy Lyman knows that kindness and empathy will win the day.

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October 5, 2020
Cold Brew is the Key to Jenni Ruiza’s Heart

Meet Jenni Ruiza, the comedic talent behind the Cold Brew Crawl!

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September 30, 2020
How to Spend Less Time on Transactions, More on Customers

Customers can order at their convenience, baristas can concentrate on crafting those incredible beverages, and, best of all, when the customer comes in to get their drink, the two can converse rather than transact.

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September 28, 2020
Sattva Vida Satisfies Your Sweet Tooth—Without Added Sugar

Karen Lauterstein created Sattva Vida’s wholesome, delicious energy bites that are best enjoyed with a nice cup of coffee.

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September 23, 2020
Suprema Coffee Shows Us Immigrants Get the Job Done

Stefan Radivojevic opened Suprema Coffee in Philly weeks before the pandemic struck. Here’s how Suprema survived.

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September 18, 2020
Taproom Combines the Best of Beer and Coffee

Atlanta’s Taproom Coffee & Beer has a little something for everyone.

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September 15, 2020
Dough Doughnuts is on the Rise

What makes Dough Doughnuts so extra-specially scrumptious? Steven Klein gives us the scoop.

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September 9, 2020
The Barn Coffee Shop is a Labor of Love

On a somewhat stretch of street right next to the ramp to the Triboro Bridge in Astoria, Queens is The Barn Coffee Shop, a bright spot for everyone in the area thanks to owners Erick Gonzalez and Maria Ramos.

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September 4, 2020
Kahwa Coffee Goes Big By Thinking Small

St. Pete had gorgeous beaches, but no local roasters when Sarah and Raphael Perrier moved to town in 2006. So they opened Kahwa Coffee. A decade-plus later, they’re up to 15 locations.

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September 2, 2020
Undercurrent Coffee’s Todd Huber Wants to Feed Your Passion

Undercurrent Coffee’s Todd Huber knows a good cup of coffee is the easy part—becoming part of the community is a bit harder. Undercurrent’s Lab, which offers classes for the community, is the solution.

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September 1, 2020
Cloosiv Is Now Odeko

Our expanded team has been working non-stop since the merger to ensure we’d be able to relaunch our mobile app on September 1, and that’s exactly what they did.

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September 1, 2020
Odeko Brings Mobile Ordering to Philly Cafés

These are tough times, but Philadelphia’s a tough town, and we want to help it thrive.

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August 31, 2020
Pain d’Avignon Plays the Long Game

If you think Pain d’Avignon’s slow-fermented breads are to-die-for, wait til you get a load of their traditional French croissants, made with 83% European butter.

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August 27, 2020
Not Just Coffee Lives Up to Its Name

Local sourcing? Check. Employees who put the “art” in “barista”? Check. A loyal clientele? Double check. Charlotte’s Not Just Coffee has it all.

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August 27, 2020
Bird & Branch’s Faith and Brandon Lee Know How to Beat the Heat

Up now: Faith and Brandon Lee, owners of specialty coffee shop Bird & Branch. Their bright, beloved location in Hell’s Kitchen has become a favorite haunt for locals.

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August 18, 2020
We Can Make a Bigger Difference

Odeko and Cloosiv are thrilled to announce that we’re merging to become the single largest tech company focused on supporting the small businesses that... power the U.S. economy - coffee shops, bakeries and cafes.

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August 17, 2020
Thank You Healthcare Workers

New York City is finally reopening for business, and we’re so proud of everyone who sacrificed and worked to make this milestone possible.

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August 14, 2020
The Hungry Gnome’s Danielle Sepsy Will Make You a Scone Lover

We recently caught up with Danielle Sepsy, founder of bakery and catering company The Hungry Gnome.

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August 11, 2020
DONA’s Amy Rothstein Spices Things Up

Today, we’ve got Amy Rothstein, founder of chai/spiced drink maker DONA, (pronounced like the name Donna in case you were wondering)..

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August 7, 2020
The Trash Bag of Your Dreams and Other New Products

Have you heard? We’ve opened our Astoria warehouse to better serve our New York City cafes and vendors.

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July 30, 2020
Dank’s Caitlin Makary Creates Community Wherever She Goes

Today’s subject is Dank founder Caitlin Makary, whose vegan banana bread is the delicious kernel around which the company was built.

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July 24, 2020
The Secrets of Ovenly’s Sweet and Savory Success

We had the privilege of catching up with Agatha Kulaga, CEO and co-founder of Ovenly, a retail and wholesale bakery based in NYC, for our first installment.

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July 21, 2020
Yep, 30% of pre-Covid sales is the new kinda-normal, for now...

Life is returning to New York City as we enter Phase 4. Businesses are opening back up; restaurants are making street dining work; and certain companies are even having employees return to the office.

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June 16, 2020
New Day, New Warehouse

The road to reopening New York CIty has been long and complex, but all worth it. Finally, we’re seeing coffee shops reopen. The ones who managed to stay connected to their customers are watching their business return.

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March 16, 2020
#NYLOVESCOFEE is here to say thank you to healthcare workers

#NYLOVESCOFFEE is an initiative to let you contribute coffee to be delivered for free to NYC Hospitals. Odeko is so excited to be a founding company.

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December 5, 2019
Introducing Odeko, helping local coffee shops automate inventory

Odeko was born out of years of looking for the technology product that would propel the small business sector in America into the competitive, global race that is today’s economy.