Steepologie In the News
"9 places for stellar tea in Seattle (because not everyone's a coffee snob)" Seattle Refined
Steepologie founders Andrea and Joe Raetzer pride themselves on carrying some of the freshest tea. Their 300-plus loose leaf options mean there is a tea flavor for anyone. While their selection is vast, they keep limited inventory on hand to ensure tea leaves are kept as fresh as possible. This is a great place to stop for the freshest cup of tea in town.
"9 Essential Seattle Tea Shops" Seattle Met
Sick of sadly sipping tea that’s clearly less than fresh? Steepologie founders Andrea and Joe Raetzer have your back, alongside 300-plus loose leaf options open for your olfactory receptors. The two owners and educated staff keep their leaves under careful inventory, ensuring tea is never overstocked or eventually dulling in quality and flavor over time.
"Underneath Amazon's Shadow, Local Retail is Reinventing Itself in Seattle" Seattle Magazine
[E]xperiential retail…aligns with growing consumer demand for experiences [or] things that can’t be replicated online. Examples abound, such as...Steepologie, which provides an experiential showcase of more than 300 loose-leaf teas... "You can’t just throw stuff on a rack and expect it to sell," says co-owner Joe Raetzer of the store’s approach, which invites customers to put down their smartphones and engage with the product.