Like many of you, we have been closely following the impact that COVID-19 is having in the world and are grappling with how it’s affecting our communities, homes, and everyday lives. We understand there are a lot of voices discussing this subject, and it seems that at this point, we want to make sure we’re adding value and not just more noise.
Q2 was filled with positive growth and indicators of success in the new direction we’ve been taking over the past year. How energizing!! Our eCommerce business tripled, Amazon doubled, and we saw a 30% lift in annual same-store sales at retail with our narrowed focus/initiatives mentioned in last quarter’s update.
In Fall 2014, Eat Your Coffee founders, Johnny and Ali, were launching the Coffee Bar on Kickstarter while students at Northeastern University. The same year in school as them, I was in the midst of my third cross country season for the school. It was not going well.
An exciting partnership is brewing between two local organizations: Fresh Truck and Eat Your Coffee. Fresh Truck, a Boston-based nonprofit whose goal to increase access to healthy food, is expanding its services by working with healthcare providers through a program called FreshConnect to better serve its communities.