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Market research on cafés and bars

Euromonitor has the world's most comprehensive research on cafés and bars within the consumer foodservice industry.

We monitor and analyse industry trends impacting cafés and bars in 80 countries, including in-depth data and analysis on market sizes and market shares, down to specific category levels.

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Cafés/Bars in the United Arab Emirates

The interest in a western-style coffee culture increased significantly in recent years. Especially young Arab expatriates and Emirati locals like the “trendy image” of specialist coffee shops like Starbuck’s and Costa and the luxurious ambience of ...

Aug 2015 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

A New Era of Growth and Competition: Global Consumer Foodservice in 2015 and Beyond

Global consumer foodservice in 2015 can be characterised by strong growth at the global level, with significant competitive challenges in major markets. Operators struggled with changing consumer preferences, macroeconomic pressures, and the constant...

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Cafés/Bars in the Philippines

The opening of gastropubs and artisanal coffee shops has led to the premiumisation of cafés/bars in the Philippines. Gastropubs which serve craft beer, imported alcoholic beverages and better quality food compared with typical bars/pubs provide ...

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Cafés/Bars in Romania

The Romanian economic growth trend from 2013 was confirmed by the progress registered in 2014 and this was also visible in the consumers’ attitude towards spending in cafés/bars. With more optimism about the economic environment and its development, ...

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Cafés/Bars in Japan

In 2014, cafés/bars decreased by a further 3% in current value terms to reach ¥4,575 billion. The decline is largely attributable to the sharp decline in bars/pubs, which registered a 4% drop in value sales in 2014. Bars/pubs is the largest type of ...

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Cafés/Bars in Hong Kong, China

The aroma of coffee has been blowing through Hong Kong for quite some time. Many Hong Kong consumers get their idea of coffee from Starbucks, which opened its first outlet in Hong Kong in 2000. However, more consumers began to purchase coffee with a ...

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Cafés/Bars in Colombia

Cafés/bars had a good performance during 2014, with sales expanding by 5% in current terms, while the number of outlets rose by 4%. Growth was driven by increasing disposable incomes for leisure activities, consumers looking for more sophisticated ...

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Cafés/Bars in Spain

Independent players represented 99% of the total number of outlets in cafés/bars in 2014, and the struggles of many of these independent players determined the negative performance of the entire channel during the year. Towards the end of the review ...

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Cafés/Bars in Argentina

In 2014, cafés/bars registered a 7% fall in transactions and a 1% fall in number of outlets. The unfavourable economic context has had a deep impact on this channel, with consumers limiting their expenditure while increasing operational costs are ...

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Cafés/Bars in Poland

Chained cafés/bars continued to experience positive development, lowering the category’s total decline in 2014. Well-known brands are continuing to expand in Poland, increasingly appealing to Poles with fashion outlets as well as promotion of a ...

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Cafés/Bars in Russia

Chained cafés/bars posted current value growth of 14% in 2014, with sales reaching RUB37.0 billion, while the number of outlets grew by 10% to reach 1,905 units. Multinational well-known brands remain mainly represented in the biggest state cities, ...

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Cafés/Bars in Turkey

Cafés/bars recorded current value growth of 3% in 2014 due to the rising number of chained outlets. Over the course of 2014, independent cafés/bars witnessed a marginal current value decline, whilst chained cafés/bars registered healthy current value...

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Cafés/Bars in Ukraine

The spending of consumers in Ukraine in cafés/bars was framed by the overall problematic economic situation, with consumers hesitant to spend away from home. Quality coffee, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages are considered luxuries rather than ...

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Cafés/Bars in Mexico

The cafés/bars category is highly fragmented and clearly dominated by independent suppliers. In 2014, independent bars/pubs accounted for 86% of total value sales and 91% of outlets. The greater prevalence of independent bars/pubs when compared with ...

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Cafés/Bars in Italy

Italian consumer caution with regard to out-of-home expenditure remained in 2014, due to the continuing economic turbulence caused by the recession and increasingly high unemployment. In 2014, many cafés/bars were forced to close due to the ...

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Cafés/Bars in Switzerland

In Switzerland, cafés/bars continued to enjoy positive growth in 2014. Similar to the previous year, the main driver within this category was the expansion of chained specialist coffee shops, which attracted people with high quality of coffee as well...

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Cafés/Bars in Slovakia

Innovative café concepts were introduced by operators. Several independent cafés were opened, mainly in the centres of larger cities, such as Bratislava or Kosice, in 2013 and 2014 with the aim of attracting younger, progressive customers. They ...

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Cafés/Bars in Brazil

Late Carnival, above-average temperatures and less rainfall, in addition to the FIFA World Cup to some extent, and the poor performance of the channel in 2013, supported 10% current value growth in cafés/bars in 2014. Although behind the achievements...

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Cafés/Bars in Portugal

Towards the end of the review period, cafés/bars faced ongoing difficulties due to the ongoing economic recession and the increase in the rate of VAT levied on consumer foodservice businesses from 13% to 23% which was levied in 2012. In fact, the ...

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Cafés/Bars in China

Diversified development of cafés/bars in 2014 underpinned the category’s robust double-digit current value growth. On the one hand, the fast penetration of the Korean Wave fuelled the growth of cafés/bars with Korean origins, such as Caffebene ...

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Cafés/Bars in Hungary

The first full financial year for the new online cashier system was 2014. This was implemented to continuously track sales through a direct online connection to the National Tax and Customs Administration Office. The quick shift from the regular ...

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Cafés/Bars in Norway

Increases in cosmopolitanism and urbanised lifestyles in Norway are contributing to the increased popularity of specialist coffee shops. Although Norwegians have always been enthusiastic coffee drinkers, drinking coffee as a social activity is ...

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Cafés/Bars in Egypt

Due to the important traditional role of cafés as public meeting places in Egyptian society, cafés/bars continues to perform well in the country. Cafés/bars was the consumer foodservice category with the highest number of customers in Egypt at the ...

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Cafés/Bars in the United Kingdom

For much of the review period, cafés/bars suffered from a challenging economic climate in the UK, resulting in consumers seeking to economise where possible. This reduced consumers' willingness to make impulse purchases in cafés and specialist coffee...

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Cafés/Bars in Greece

The coffee trend is thriving in Greece, with Greeks drinking coffee increasingly often and in many different places. Take-away coffee has also become rather popular, given that consumers would rather save both time and money and have their fix ...

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Global Briefing

New Product Development in Consumer FoodService : Asian Flavours , Freshness, and Value Above All Else

New product development in 2014 was driven by consumers’ desire to maximise the value of their dining experiences, through any and all means necessary. This meant operators looked for ways to add more freshness and functionality to their menus, and ...

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Cafés/Bars in Israel

In 2014, in order to appeal to a wider range of consumers and increase sales, cafés and even bars are expanding their menus to include more hot dishes. Many bars are offering attractive prices for their food menus to increase sales and supplement ...

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Cafés/Bars in Sweden

Cafés/bars saw another year of healthy growth in 2014, with growth driven mainly by the increasing demand for fresh, healthy and high-quality foodservice offerings. The number of outlets in the channel continued to increase over the course of 2014, ...

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Cafés/Bars in Ireland

Cafés/bars experienced growth of 1% in current value terms in 2014 with outlet numbers starting to stabilise for the first time since the economic downturn hit in 2008. Confidence is starting to return to consumers, particularly in urban areas, and ...

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Cafés/Bars in Venezuela

Panaderías is a type of café which remained the most popular format in cafés/bars in 2014. Every neighbourhood has at least one panadería nearby. Its main advantage over other formats is its flexibility to adapt to the specific demands of the target ...

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Cafés/Bars in the Netherlands

Cafés/bars managed to register a positive performance in 2014 after struggling to achieve growth in previous years due to the poor economic climate and low consumer confidence. This can be attributed to a number of factors. Firstly, economic ...

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Cafés/Bars in Morocco

Cafés/bars sustained current value growth of 5% in 2014, to register sales of MAD16 billion. This growth was mainly driven by the rising number of tourists in 2014, which according to the Ministry of Tourism grew by 8% compared to the previous year, ...

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Cafés/Bars in Chile

Even though cafés/bars continued to grow over 2014, the area posted a noticeably lower performance in comparison to previous years, mostly due to the economic slowdown. Although Chilean consumers have become accustomed to consuming coffee outside the...

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Cafés/Bars in South Africa

South Africa’s growing middle-class and number of high-income earners continued to support the channel’s growth in 2014, particularly that of specialist coffee shops.

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Cafés/Bars in Bulgaria

After the implementation of a full ban on smoking in public places across Bulgaria during June 2012, it was expected that this would have a very negative impact on cafés/bars. The reality turned out to be quite different. Despite a negative shock in ...

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Cafés/Bars in Belgium

Several factors determined the negative performance of cafés/bars in Belgium in 2014. The decline was very strong throughout the whole review period, especially due to the smoking ban introduced in 2011. The negative effects of the smoking ban were ...

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Cafés/Bars in Austria

Due to the uncertain economic climate, increasing unemployment and declining disposable incomes, Austrian consumers generally went out less in 2014, impacting the sales of bars, night clubs, pubs and cafés. Drops in outlet numbers and value sales in ...

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Cafés/Bars in the Czech Republic

In comparison to the review period, when cafés/bars recorded a negative current value CAGR of 3%, in 2014 the category showed slightly better performance, with a decline of just 1%. This was mainly a result of the improving condition of the Czech ...

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Cafés/Bars in Finland

New menu items, with exotic origins and ingredients, as well as more niche offerings, such as craft beer and wine from small vineyards became fashionable in 2014 as new cafés and bars opened their doors. Moreover, as the low-carb fashion, which ...

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Cafés/Bars in Denmark

During the review period, cafés and specialist coffee shops experienced increasingly intense competition due to the expansion plans of the leading players. While cafés are traditionally very popular among Danes, the channel is experiencing tough ...

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Cafés/Bars in Thailand

Overall retail value sales growth saw slight improvement in 2013, driven by the healthy performance of chained specialist coffee shops. However, independent operators dominated with up to 97% value share of overall sales value of cafés/bars, with ...

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Cafés/Bars in Singapore

Consumers typically patronise cafés/bars as places to chill out and relax. This led to more outlets striving to differentiate with a unique dining experience in terms of décor, ambience and menu offering. With increased spending power, more consumers...

Dec 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Malaysia

Cafés and bars are present in most urban and suburban areas. In particular, young people like to hang out with friends in these outlets, where they are willing to spend more time and money. Cafés and bars also offer food and special beverages to ...

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Cafés/Bars in South Korea

Cafés/bars declined in value during 2013 as bars/pubs and cafés recorded significant declines. Due to the changes in the drinking culture in the country, the number of bars/pubs outlets operating in South Korea has declined since 2010, resulting in a...

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Cafés/Bars in Indonesia

Cafés/bars continued to expand by opening more new outlets towards the end of the review period. Outlet volume grew by almost 5% in 2013 over the previous year, reaching 4,085 outlets. Cafés/bars in Indonesia’s major cities such as Jakarta, Bandung ...

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Cafés/Bars in Taiwan

Bar and pub sales have been adversely affected by the introduction of new drink driving legislation at a national level in 2013. Tougher new laws and enforcement measures have deterred a portion of consumers from bars and pubs. Establishments ...

Nov 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the US

The 4% increase in value sales in 2013 matched the strong growth of 2012, further cementing consumers’ increasing interest in the products and culture of cafés and bars, with revenue continuing to be driven by longer stays and higher bills. In ...

Nov 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Global Café Culture: Modern Formats, Localised Experience

Café culture is about more than just coffee: it is a study of dining customs, lifestyle traditions and social dynamics that explores how consumers use foodservice. Most global markets have some sort of long-standing café-based tradition, however, ...

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Cafés/Bars in New Zealand

The strongest trend within cafés/bars was the expansion of food offerings, including more meals prepared on-premises, as well as the widening of mealtime occasions. With the success of The Coffee Club introducing more hot meals for lunchtime and some...

Nov 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Saudi Arabia

Given Saudi Arabia's strict legislation and conservative culture, cafés/bars continued to benefit from being a popular meeting place, particularly among the country's large younger population. Chained specialist coffee shops in particular recorded ...

Oct 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details
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