Two best friends from the same neighborhood in Newnan recently opened a new coffee shop and boutique at 21 Market Square Way near Summergrove. The coffee shop was the former home to Simply Unique Gifts, which closed back in May of this year.
After more than a decade of helping to build other businesses in varying roles, the pair of friends decided it was time to start building their own. With significant experience in areas like hospitality, marketing, and retail, Tifanni and Andrea looked at what they’ve wanted to see come to the area they live in.
They say, “It was a no brainer; the only other coffee shops on this side of Newnan are all chains, We really just want to provide a space that people want to come hang out at; a place where people feel very comfortable and at home. It should be a space where people can meet, collaborate, enjoy some really good local drinks no matter their caffeine preference, and pick up some unique gifts, too!”
The shop offers a boutique setting with keeping it local in mind. All of the items inside the shop are from Georgia and made right here in the USA. Percolate’s boutique also features small batch gifts from women-owned businesses, gifts such as tee-shirts from Senioa and Peachtree City and candles from Decatur.
Percolate’s coffee is from a supplier in Helen, Georgia, and is roasted directly after Tifanni and Andrea order it–this way it’s at its freshest! Both are on the hunt for antique percolators to use as decor and are willing to buy from you. Please contact the shop if you have one.
The two best friends want to thank their husbands and some of their closest friends for helping get the business opened. Tifanni says, “Andrea’s husband Chad put in countless hours helping make our space look exactly how we envisioned it would!” Andrea adds, “Tifanni’s husband Jeremy helped us with a lot of sage financial advice and planning, which made this all possible on our limited budget. They both have shown us so much support from the very beginning.”
Both Tifanni and Andrea thank their best friend group, “Morgan Buck, Meaghan Ford, Emily Franklin and Crystal Wardell–these ladies (and their spouses) have been so supportive, helped out with our kids, helped out in the shop, and have helped us to grow our audience quickly in the short time we have been building this up. We have a huge support system right here in Market Square, too, with Burn Boot Camp and Dynamic Spine. These businesses have been promoting us since day one, and we are SO thankful to be a part of this community.”