Smell the coffee: Rising demand for multiple varieties of high-quality coffee will boost industry revenue

IBISWorld’s The Retail Market for Coffee Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the The Retail Market for Coffee industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Despite the recession, consumers have continued to demand new coffee products
  • Single-serve coffee makers and instant coffee grew in popularity, which increased revenue
  • Coffee retailers will try to foster a coffeehouse culture to drive consumer demand for coffee
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Retail Market for Coffee industry has exhibited growth over the past five years, as more individuals have made coffee their caffeinated beverage of choice and customers have opted for more expensive industry options. Combined with increased consumption, a shift toward higher-end, higher-margin options has helped industry revenue and profit both grow. Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is anticipated to grow. Still, as a result of volatile input commodity costs, coffee retailers have struggled to accurately reflect purchase costs in their prices and will likely continue to have such difficulty moving forward, but to a lesser degree. Over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is forecast to grow at a slghtly slower rate.

    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Coffee consumed on-premises

    Coffee consumed on-premises is anticipated to comprise 32.7% of total revenue. This product segment includes coffee consumed at coffee shops, restaurants and other retailers that serve coffee for on-site consumption. According to data from the National Coffee Association's (NCA) National Coffee Drinking Trends 2015 survey, 25.0% of consumers purchased organic coffee, compared with fair trade (18.0%) and rainforest alliance (16.0%). To attract consumers that are interested in sustainable coffee, coffeehouses, restaurants and other retailers that retail coffee for on-site consumption have focused on securing coffee beans ethically. Ove

    Additional Insights for the The Retail Market for Coffee Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the The Retail Market for Coffee Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Effective cost controls
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita coffee consumption and Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores in the The Retail Market for Coffee industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the The Retail Market for Coffee Industry?

    Companies in this market sell coffee. The market includes all on-premises, off-premises and online sales of hot, iced and instant coffee, as well as sales of coffee beans and ground coffee. This market includes sales from all major retail channels, including specialty stores, general merchandisers and internet retailers.

    Industry Products
    Iced coffee
    Espresso coffee
    Ground coffee
    Instant coffee
    Coffee consumed on-premises
    Industry Activities
    Retailing fresh-brewed coffee
    Making to-order espresso-based beverages
    Retailing ready-to-go, bottled coffee
    Retailing whole or ground coffee beans
    Making fresh-brewed coffee

    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
  • Per capita coffee consumption
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • World price of coffee
  • Per capita disposable income
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Immediate consumption trends
  • Retail trends
  • Changing structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Gourmet coffee preferences continue
  • Demographic changes will stimulate revenue
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Table: The Retail Market for Coffee Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - The Retail Market for Coffee Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Coffee Production
  • Restaurant & Hotel Equipment Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Coffee consumed on-premises
  • Instant coffee
  • Ground coffee
  • Espresso coffee
  • Iced coffee
  • Chart: The Retail Market for Coffee Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 40 to 59
  • Consumers aged 60 and older
  • Consumers aged 25 to 39
  • Consumers aged 24 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the The Retail Market for Coffee 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
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs The Retail Market for Coffee

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the The Retail Market for Coffee Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Starbucks CorporationDunkin' Brands Inc.
  • Table: Starbucks Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Dunkin' Brands Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the The Retail Market for Coffee 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 The Retail Market for Coffee Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita coffee consumption per year (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A shot of espresso diluted with hot water.
  • Barista
  • The person who prepares coffee at a coffee bar.
  • Espresso
  • Concentrated coffee made when hot water is forced at pressure through fine coffee grounds.
  • Quick Service Restaurant
  • A restaurant format characterized by counter or drive-thru ordering and limited or no table service.
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