DENVER (CBS4) — A coffee shop owner in Colorado ditched tips and raised prices. She says the change lets her to pay her workers $50,000 a year.
Amethyst Coffee has three locations in Denver and a location in Edgewater. The owner says raising prices allows her to have staff on salary and eliminate their paycheck-to-paycheck lifestyle.
So how much more will you pay? A cup of black coffee costs $4.50 now compared to $3.25 before.