Overview

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

IBISWorld’s Doughnut Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Adding supplementary products and doughnut varieties has helped drive demand
  • Stores are increasingly sourcing doughnuts and other food products from outside locations
  • Dominant player Dunkin’ Brands’ expansion will help drive industry growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Doughnut Stores industry is running rings around its competition in the food service sector, mainly due to the dominance of the major doughnut chains and their success in expanding their menu offerings well beyond doughnuts. 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...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Doughnut Stores industry is projected to generate $14.6 billion in revenue in 2017, representing a 2.4% increase from 2016, with growth propelled by major franchises like Dunkin’ Donuts and Tim Hortons which are outpacing their independent competitors. Over the past decade, smaller independent doughnut stores have lost market share to the aggressive expansion of major corporate and franchise companies. This expansion has allowed the industry to grow at an annualized rate of 3.6% over the five years to 2017, while overall revenue for independent operations has moved at a slower pace, with the exception of higher-end establishments in high-traffic urban environments, such as Doughnut Plant in New York City and Stan’s in Chicago. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Doughnut Stores Industry

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

  • Economies of scope
  • Franchising operations
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    Industry Products

    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 bulk
    Yeast doughnuts
    Mini doughnuts and doughnuts holes
    Other doughnuts
    Coffee
    Other beverages
    Other items
    Industry Activities
    Operating doughnut stores
    Serving doughnuts
    Serving coffee and other beverages
    Serving baked goods
    Serving other cafe-type items

    Table of Contents

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

  • Current Performance
  • Doughnuts to dollars
  • Product innovations and introductions
  • Labor versus capital
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Expanding product offerings
  • Major player divergence
  • Table: Doughnut Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Doughnut Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Coffee Production
  • Dairy Wholesaling
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Grocery Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Doughnuts in bulk
  • Coffee
  • Other beverages
  • Other items
  • Yeast doughnuts
  • Mini doughnuts and doughnuts holes
  • Other doughnuts
  • Chart: Doughnut Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

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

  • Major Markets
  • Mid-morning customers (8am to 11am)
  • Lunchtime customers (11am to 3pm)
  • Nighttime customers (10pm to 4am)
  • Dinnertime customers (6pm to 10pm)
  • Early morning customers (4am to 8am)
  • Afternoon customers (3pm to 6pm)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Doughnut Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Doughnut Stores

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Doughnut Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Dunkin' Brands Inc.Tim Hortons
  • Table: Dunkin' Brands Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Tim Hortons - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Doughnut Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Doughnut Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Consumer spending in the US (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Donut
  • An Americanized spelling of doughnut that spawned in part from Dunkin' Brands' shortening of the term for aesthetic appeal and cost savings on signage and marketing materials.
  • 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
  • An independently owned location that operates under a branded licensing and business model.
  • Point-Of-Sale (Pos) System
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
  • Ready-To-Drink (Rtd)
  • A beverage produced and packaged for immediate consumption.
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