Coffee break: Operators will continue expanding their menu options to appeal to health-conscious consumers

Over the five years to 2018, the Coffee and Snack Shops industry has been bolstered by the growth in the domestic economy. Increases in consumer spending, driven by higher disposable incomes and rising consumer confidence, coupled with the falling unemployment rate, has led to increased spending at industry locations. Over the five years to 2018, industry revenue is expected to increase. The industry has had to adapt to changing consumer preferences over the past five years, especially those relating to health and diet. Major operators, such as Starbucks Corporation and Dunkin' Brands Inc., are expected to expand their menus and remodel the designs of their locations over the five years to 2023 to increase sales and draw a wider range of customers...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has experienced a boost by rebounds in consumer spending and confidence
  • Traditional snack shops are increasingly expanding their coffee offerings
  • Operators are expanding into markets that have not become oversaturated
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    IBISWorld estimates that in 2018, the top four players in this industry account for 46.1% of the available market share, providing this industry with a moderate level of concentration. Given the diversity of snack and beverage styles, as well as industry operations, nearly 53.4% of establishments are small-business operators with nine or fewer employees, according to the US Census Bureau. An additional 46.5% of establishments employ between 10 and 99 staff members. There is also a small number of extremely large chain and franchised operators; only an estimated 0.14% of operators employ over 100 people. The small percentage of larger operators is primarily dominated by the top two industry operators. Starbucks and Dunkin’ Brands make up an estimated 41.9% o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Effective cost controls
  • Ability to franchise operations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Healthy eating index in the Coffee & Snack Shops industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry?

    This industry is composed of establishments that prepare or serve specialty snacks and nonalcoholic beverages including ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, doughnuts, bagels, coffee, juices, smoothies and sodas. Purchases may be consumed on site, taken to go or delivered.

    Industry Products
  • Food consumed in-store
  • Beverages consumed in-store
  • Food taken to-go
  • Beverages taken to-go
  • Food ordered via drive-thru
  • Beverages ordered via drive-thru
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating snack shops
  • Operating ice cream and soft-serve shops
  • Operating frozen yogurt shops
  • Operating doughnut shops
  • Operating bagel shops
  • Operating coffee shops
  • Operating cookie shops
  • Operating juice and smoothie shops
  • Operating pretzel shops
  • Operating cupcake shops
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Healthy eating index
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Per capita coffee consumption

  • Current Performance
  • Coffee price volatility
  • Third-wave coffee
  • New products, new markets
  • Strong enterprise growth expected to give way to consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growth strategies
  • Competition to intensify
  • Industry structure
  • New regulation
  • Table: Coffee & Snack Shops Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Coffee & Snack Shops Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef & Pork Wholesaling
  • Coffee Production
  • Dairy Wholesaling
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Fish & Seafood Wholesaling
  • Frozen Food Wholesaling
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Beverages consumed in-store
  • Food consumed in-store
  • Food taken to-go
  • Beverages ordered via drive-thru
  • Beverages taken to-go
  • Food ordered via drive-thru
  • Other
  • Chart: Coffee & Snack Shops Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Income and expenditure
  • Demographics
  • Health and lifestyle

  • Major Markets
  • Households earning more than $150,000
  • Households earning $30,000 to $69,999
  • Households earning $100,000 to $149,999
  • Households earning $70,000 to $99,999
  • Households earning less than $30,000
  • Businesses
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Coffee & Snack Shops

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Starbucks Corporation, Dunkin' Brands Inc.,
  • Table: Starbucks Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Dunkin' Brands Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Consumer spending (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Baby Boomers
  • The generation of Americans born between 1946 and 1964.
  • Barista
  • A person who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks.
  • Espresso
  • Coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans.
  • Food Service
  • The practice or business of making, transporting and serving or dispensing prepared foods outside the home.
  • Franchise
  • A store that uses a well-known firm's business model, including their trademark and goods, for a fee. This is an alternative to chain stores, which share a brand and a central management.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
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