Doughnut Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Doughnut Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Service & Drinking Places | Jun 2014

Hole in one: Brand recognition and greater product offerings have driven industry growth

The Doughnut Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Dunkin' Brands Dunkin' Brands market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although the recession pulled consumers away from doughnut stores, it did not lessen their sweet tooth entirely. Patrons are now returning to doughnut stores thanks to help from big brands like Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme. A wider variety of food items and a focus on beverages is also a key contributor to industry success.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Doughnut Stores industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity, due to the highly labor-intensive nature of day-to-day operations. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 the industry spends on labor, $0.08 is allocated toward the use and replacement of capital. The industry is labor intensive, given the need for personal, face-to-face service and labor input in all areas, from acceptance of supply deliveries, order-taking, serving and cleaning and in the management of each store. Compared to other food-service industries, the industry relies minimally on capital within stores, such as the cooking equipment used in fast-food restaurants. Instead, most industry products (e.g... purchase to read more


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What is the Doughnut Stores Industry?

This industry is comprised of establishments that primarily prepare or serve doughnuts, or donuts as they have come to be spelled in the United States. Purchases may be consumed on-site, taken out or delivered. A doughnut is usually sweet, deep-fried flour dough that has been shaped into a ring or sphere. Some contain fillings, such as jam or custard, and some have toppings, such as frosting or sprinkles.

Industry Products
Doughnuts in bulkYeast doughnutsMini doughnuts and doughnuts holesOther doughnutsCoffeeOther beveragesOther items
Industry Activities
Operating doughnut storesServing doughnutsServing coffee and other beveragesServing baked goodsServing other cafe-type items

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