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Doughnut Stores: Market Research Report

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Doughnut Stores Market Research Report | NAICS OD4315 | Mar 2017

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

IBISWorld’s Doughnut Stores market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
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... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Doughnut Stores industry's life cycle stands between mature and growing. The industry has been around for decades, and after stagnant growth in the 1980s and 1990s, the industry has experienced somewhat of a revival over the past decade. This revival has occurred as doughnut stores, led by industry giant Dunkin' Brands, have expanded their product offerings far beyond doughnuts to include items such as sandwiches, smoothies and, critically, coffee. Thus, the industry's move from predominantly doughnut stores to all-inclusive cafes that focus on doughnuts, has allowed it to enter a period of strong growth. This business model has also allowed Dunkin' Brands to expand locations aggressively over the past 10 years. Bet.. ... purchase to read more

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

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  • Franchising operations
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  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Per capita coffee consumption in the Doughnut Stores industry impact industry performance... 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

    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
    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
  • 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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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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