Warming up: High-quality menu items and increased coffee consumption will bolster revenue

The Bakery Cafes industry is heating up as consumers become more interested in moderately priced, high-quality menu offerings. The industry has surged ahead and outperformed the overall food service sector, driven largely by changing consumer preferences. As operators add more stores and consumer awareness of this relatively new segment increases within the food sector, industry revenue is expected to rise. Economic fundamentals, such as consumer spending and disposable income, are anticipated to perform strongly during the outlook period, creating a favorable operating environment for bakery cafes. To avoid price-based competition and to protect profit margins, operators are expected to target markets with greater potential for growth, such as the breakfast crowd...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has surged ahead of the food service sector, driven by changing preferences
  • Big chains have access to capital that allows them to expand quickly
  • Industry consolidation is expected to continue as establishments grow at a faster rate than enterprises
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Bakery Cafes industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle. The industry has outperformed the broader food service segment over the past decade and has surged over the past five years, despite the recession. Growth has been mainly due to changing consumer preferences that put more of an emphasis on convenience, as well as on high-quality, affordable and healthy cuisine. Sensing this trend, operators have created menus full of healthy and gourmet options. Product development has been key to the industry's growth, especially as demand for healthy foods has risen as consumers increasingly rebuff high-fat, high-salt meals.Over the 10 years to 2023, industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to GDP, is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.8%. Dur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Bakery Cafes Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bakery Cafes Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Attractive product presentation
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Consumer Confidence Index in the Bakery Cafes industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Bakery Cafes Industry?

    This industry comprises companies that produce food that is flour-based in an on-site oven for immediate consumption. Typical products include bread, cakes, pastries, pies and bagels, as well as complementary products, such as sandwiches, soups and salads. Purchases may be consumed on-site or taken to go.

    Industry Products
  • Beverages
  • Bread and sandwiches
  • Industry Activities
  • Producing flour-based, baked products in an on-site oven
  • Retailing food and beverages for immediate consumption
  • Operating a cafe with on-site seating
  • 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
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Healthy eating index
  • Per capita coffee consumption

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer trends
  • Industry structure
  • Profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Consolidation
  • New markets
  • Profit
  • Table: Bakery Cafes Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bakery Cafes Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Baking Mix & Prepared Food Production
  • Chicken Egg Production
  • Chocolate Production
  • Coffee Production
  • Flour Milling
  • Sugar Processing
  • Syrup & Flavoring Production
  • Wheat, Barley & Sorghum Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Bread and sandwiches
  • Other
  • Beverages
  • Chart: Bakery Cafes Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Quality over price
  • No wheat? No problem
  • Caffeine fixation

  • Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Middle income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Businesses
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bakery Cafes Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bakery Cafes

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bakery Cafes Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Panera Bread Company, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group,
  • Table: Panera Bread Company - financial performance
  • Table: Einstein Noah Restaurant Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bakery Cafes 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 Bakery Cafes 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
  • A French bread enriched with egg and butter.
  • Franchisee
  • One that is granted a franchise, as to market a company's goods or services in a certain local area.
  • Franchiser
  • A company that grants a franchisee the right to market its goods or services in a certain local area.
  • Macaroon
  • A type of light, baked confection.
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