Bitty & Beau’s announces expansion location will be chosen by fans

"We love the idea of going global – someday. But for now we’re talking about the United States."

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Amy Wright announced last month that Bitty & Beau's would have big news coming up. Today they announced plans for an expansion. (Photo Benjamin Schachtman)
Amy Wright announced last month that Bitty & Beau’s Coffee would have big news coming up. Today the company announced plans for an expansion. (Photo by Benjamin Schachtman)

WILMINGTON – Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is planning a major expansion, where its new location will be, however, requires a little help from friends.

The coffee shop posted an announcement on its Facebook page asking fans nationwide to weigh in on where the next Bitty & Beau’s location should be.

Amy Wright told Port City Daily this will not be a franchise, but the next step for the family-run business. For the next month, the Wrights will watch Facebook to see where there is the most interest.

“We love the idea of going global – someday,” Wright said. “But for now we’re talking about the United States. We’ve had fans from all over the country tell us they’d liked a location in their town. We’re just looking to see where there’s interest and community support for us.”

Bitty & Beau's has had visitors from all 50 states. Now the coffee shop might be returning the favor, setting up a second location in a new town.
Bitty & Beau’s has had visitors from all 50 states. Now the coffee shop might be returning the favor, setting up a second location in a new town. (Photo by Benjamin Schachtman)

Wright said Bitty & Beau’s would make announce the choice for a new location in early April.