Piping hot: High consumer spending will increase revenue despite market saturation

The Coffee and Snack Shops industry has grown strongly over the past five years, driven by the expansion of major coffee retailers, such as Starbucks. Consumer spending in Canada, which has grown at an annualized rate of 2.5% over the five years to 2018, has also supported the industry's growth, as consumers have been more willing to splurge on small luxuries such as coffee and donuts. Modest growth in the overall economy, coupled with tepid consumer confidence and the economy's reliance on volatile commodity markets, is expected to limit discretionary spending in the coming years. Nevertheless, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 3.1% to $5.7 billion over the five years to 2023...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 13-18
5.3%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
69,168
Businesses
6,287
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The breakfast segment has been a bright spot in an otherwise slow-growing food services sector
  • Operators are expected to experience many hurdles with regard to retaining consumer loyalty
  • The macroeconomic fundamentals that drive the industry’s growth are all expected to perform well
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry are low in the Coffee and Snack Shops industry, as a relatively low level of capital is required to open a coffee or snack shop compared with other food services businesses. Additionally, a new operator into this market can generally lower their initial capital outlays by leasing premises, equipment, furniture and fittings.CompetitionThe industry is highly competitive, which represents a significant barrier to entry for potential small-scale operators. The size and strength of competitors vary by region; however, there are numerous competitors in nearly every geographic region of the country, with the industry's largest player, Starbucks, holding significant market share and dominating most industry service segments. Cof...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 Consumer Confidence Index in the Coffee & Snack Shops industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry?

    This industry includes all establishments primarily engaged in preparing and serving specialty snacks and nonalcoholic beverages, including ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, donuts, bagels, coffee, juices, smoothies or sodas.

    Industry Products
  • Beverages
  • Food
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating coffee shops
  • Operating snack shops
  • Operating ice cream and soft-serve shops
  • Operating frozen yogurt shops
  • Operating donut shops
  • Operating bagel shops
  • Operating juice and smoothie shops
  • Operating cupcake shops
  • Operating cookie 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
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • World price of coffee
  • Adult obesity rate

  • Current Performance
  • Large-scale coffee chains
  • Expedited service
  • Third wave coffee and potential hurdles
  • Wages and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profitability
  • Competition to intensify
  • 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 in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef & Pork Wholesaling in Canada
  • Coffee & Tea Production in Canada
  • Dairy Wholesaling in Canada
  • Fish & Seafood Wholesaling in Canada
  • Frozen Food Wholesaling in Canada
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Beverages
  • Food
  • Other
  • Chart: Coffee & Snack Shops Industry Products and Services Segmentation

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

  • Major Markets
  • Highest quintile of incomes
  • Fourth quintile of incomes
  • Middle quintile of incomes
  • Second quintile of incomes
  • Lowest quintile of incomes
  • 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
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Coffee & Snack Shops

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Coffee & Snack Shops Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Starbucks Coffee Company,
  • Table: Starbucks Coffee Company - 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
    Includes:
  • 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
    Baby Boomers
  • The demographic 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.
  • Fair Trade
  • Coffee sourced from developing nations at reasonable prices, ensuring better wages and conditions for workers.
  • Foodservice
  • 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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