Transitioning from Wholesale to Brick-and-Mortar with June Roasters

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This week Jimmy Truong, owner and founder of June Roasters, joins the podcast to dive into the world of coffee! June Roasters started out as Epilogue and mostly focused on wholesale, but Jimmy knew a change was inevitable. He describes that process as well as the meaning behind the name June and what he envisions for the future. Mistakes are also inevitable, and Carrie and Jimmy talk about the mistakes Jimmy made early on (he now encourages everyone to get a lawyer from the beginning!). Jimmy describes how he is preparing to be a boss and how he hopes to involve his staff in the business. Full show notes at 

Mentioned in this episode:

June Roasters

David Baker Architects

Golden Age Wine 

Golden Age Wine on the Localist podcast 

Alex Joganic 

Church Street Coffee and Books 

La Marzocco Espresso Machine

The Great Game of Business

Piper & Leaf Tea Co. 

Piper & Leaf Tea Co on the Localist podcast 

Little Professor 

Jonathan Robinson of Little Professor on the Localist podcast 

Locke General Contractors


Punch Love Coffee

Mom’s Basement 

Revelator Coffee (formerly Octane Coffee)

@ThinkLocalist on Instagram

Buy Us a Coffee! 


About Carrie

Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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