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Cafés and bars market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the cafés and bars category within the consumer foodservice industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific category data. 

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Our cafés and bars market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of cafés and bars?
  • What are the major brands in cafés and bars?
  • What are the growth prospects for specialist coffee shops?
  • How important are traditional cafés or bars to the foodservice landscape?
  • How are domestic specialist coffee shop chains fairing against multinational chains?

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Cafés/Bars in Peru

Specialist coffee shops continue to expand throughout Peru rapidly. Players in this area target middle and upper income consumers, especially young working consumers. Peruvian consumers like to buy beverages and food to consume on the go for work and...

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Cafés/Bars in Argentina

Under a context of lower real wages for most households, Argentineans were forced to reduce their visits to cafés/bars over the review period. The number of transactions of cafés/bars decreased by 4% in 2013.

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Cafés/Bars in China

Café/bar operators have engaged in further expansion in second- and third-tier cities, given that larger cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou are already saturated. Specialist coffee shop brands, such as Starbucks and Pacific ...

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Cafés/Bars in Austria

Cafés/bars in Austria was rather fragmented with a large number of independent operators characterising the category. The Austrian café culture continued to influence the category and traditional Viennese coffee houses remained extremely popular with...

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Cafés/Bars in South Africa

The enduring popularity of cafés/bars in South Africa, particularly among middle-income consumers, continues to drive value growth in the category.

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Cafés/Bars in Morocco

In 2013, cafés/bars experienced the fastest growth since 2008 in value growth. This strong growth was thanks to that Moroccans go to cafés with friends and family on a daily basis after work or school to enjoy broadcasts of football games and to ...

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Cafés/Bars in Finland

A new all-inclusive bar concept was introduced in Finland in 2013 when Open Bar & Drink Lounge opened in the centre of Helsinki. The idea was that the entrance fee of €50 entitled consumers to all-inclusive drinks all night long. The “booze buffet” ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Venezuela

All categories within cafés/bars registered outlet decline in 2013. Strong problems in guaranteeing key products were the main factors behind this situation. The availability of staple items such as wheat flour, coffee, milk and vegetable oil was ...

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Cafés/Bars in Colombia

During 2013 cafés/bars showed a positive value sales growth rate (7%) because of an increase in disposable income and greater consumer preference for higher-quality outlets such as specialist coffee shops and bars/pubs. These outlets increased their ...

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Cafés/Bars in the Czech Republic

The year 2012 was not favourable for cafés/bars in the Czech Republic. Consumer foodservice was affected by the lingering unstable economic and political situation in the country and the majority of Czech consumers remained cautious about their ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the Netherlands

After three consecutive years of decline, cafés/bars showed modest growth in total transactions and outlet numbers in 2012. Similarly, current value growth for the entire channel was up on 2011, and represented a major improvement on the negative ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | 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 popular meeting places, particularly among the country’s large younger population. Especially, chained specialist coffee shops recorded ...

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Cafés/Bars in Vietnam

During the review period, cafés/bars remained as one of the most popular foodservice venue types in the country for social gatherings and meetings, reflecting Vietnamese tradition, as well as the category’s diverse range of styles. Customers of ...

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Cafés/Bars in Taiwan

The economic recovery in 2012 boosted sales of cafés/bars. The growth of President Coffee Corp was the most important factor for these sales in 2012. Cafés/bars became places of social entertainment for consumers in Taiwan. To induce loyalty from ...

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Cafés/Bars in Italy

During 2012, increasing unemployment and the difficult economy due to the recession and increases in taxation forced Italians to spend more time at home rather than going out. This applied to different occasions, from having breakfast or lunch at ...

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Cafés/Bars in Israel

Coffee culture in Israel has developed in the recent years, mainly because consumers see the time spent in a coffee shop as a social gathering for leisure and also business, when Israelis become exposed to high-quality coffee brands. This can be ...

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Cafés/Bars in South Korea

Cafés/bars declined in current value during 2012 as bars/pubs and cafés faced significant declines. Due to the sluggish state of South Korea’s domestic economy and ongoing changes in drinking culture in the country, the number of bars/pubs outlets ...

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Cafés/Bars in France

The enforcement of new fiscal measures in early 2012 (new tax on soda, higher tax on strong alcoholic drinks and the increase of the foodservice intermediate tax to 7%) negatively impacted cafés/bars. In response to galloping prices, French consumers...

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Cafés/Bars in Thailand

Value sales of cafés/bars reached Bt203.4 billion and increased by 4% in 2012, which was the same rate of growth as in the review period. Chained cafés/bars was the main driver of growth, with 9% outlet expansion and 11% current value growth in 2012....

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Cafés/Bars in Hong Kong, China

The coffee culture became increasingly popular in 2012 as younger consumers took to it. They viewed it as a symbol of cosmopolitan sophistication, and this was reinforced by images of popular artistes and bloggers posing with a cup of branded coffee.

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Cafés/Bars in Russia

During 2012 cafés/bars posted a 16% increase in current value terms. Positive economic dynamics in line with constantly growing disposable incomes resulted in growing consumer spending in cafés/bars throughout the year.

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Belgium

Belgium was one of the last countries to ban smoking in cafés/bars in Western Europe. One year and half after taking this belated decision, the assessment is catastrophic for the category. Coupled with a second year of bad weather in the summer that ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Switzerland

Cafés/bars continued to be positively impacted by the growing popularity of the “third place” in 2012, with consumers increasingly seeking social experiences in these outlets in addition to consuming coffee and baked goods. Operators addressed this ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in New Zealand

2012 saw the continued growth of cafés in terms of outlet numbers, particularly chained cafés, which grew by 3%, to the detriment of specialist coffee shops, which posted a 2% decline. Cafés compete well against specialist coffee shops as they often ...

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Cafés/Bars in Germany

The main story within cafés/bars in Germany in 2012 was the roll-out of a new coffee shop concept at Burger King burger fast food outlets. The number of Burger King outlets featuring a Burger King Café specialist coffee shop increased from just 18 in...

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Cafés/Bars in Japan

Although it was expected that cafés/bars would grow in 2012, one year after the big earthquake and the mood of voluntary self-restraint (jishuku), cafés/bars declined by 2% in current value terms in 2012. The contraction was attributable to the ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Malaysia

Changing lifestyle of consumers in Malaysia became a major factor driving demand at cafés/bars during 2012. Economic conditions in Malaysia were better than expected, resulting in more consumers having higher purchasing power to spend on ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in India

Coffee culture is rapidly catching up not just in urban centres but also in semi-urban parts of India. With coffee brands like Café Coffee Day (Amalgamated Bean Coffee Trading Co Ltd) and Barista Coffee Co (Barista Coffee Co Ltd) mushrooming in ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the United Arab Emirates

Sales in cafés/bars were strongly supported by two main factors in 2012. Stronger economic conditions and rising disposable incomes encouraged more consumers in the United Arab Emirates to go out, with cafés/bars amongst the main beneficiaries of ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Ireland

In 2012 cafés/bars saw a fall of 1% in the number of outlets operating in the country. With consumer confidence remaining weak through most of 2012, many consumers lacked disposable incomes and continued to spend less of their stretched incomes on ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Slovakia

The spending of consumers in Slovakia in cafés/bars was framed by the overall problematic economic situation, with consumers hesitant to spend away from home. Expenditures on quality coffee, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages are considered to be ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Poland

Cafes/bars in Poland remained a very dynamic category during 2012. Some new operators appeared in the category, while some of the existing brands in the category increased the scale of their activities. The rising popularity of drinking coffee among ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Ukraine

Cafés are very popular meeting places throughout Ukraine. The country’s cafés tend to attract a wide range of consumers through their cosy atmosphere and welcoming ambience. Ukrainian cafés also tempt consumers with a varied range of coffees, which ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Brazil

Anheuser-Busch InBev has invested in other formats within chained bars in order to cater different target groups. The company has developed new formats like Nosso Bar and Seu Boteco, which were introduced in 2011 and 2012, respectively. The former is...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Canada

In 2012 cafés/bars grew by 4% in current value terms to reach C$4.9 billion. Growth was rather modest due to the fairly mature nature of this category. The category includes bars/pubs (43% value share), specialist coffee shops (38%), juice/smoothies ...

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Cafés/Bars in Denmark

Cafés/bars has proven to be the fastest-growing consumer foodservice channel during the economic crisis, and its versatile menu offerings and value for money continued to drive growth in 2012. Most cafés in Denmark are independent and they satisfy a ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the Philippines

Cafés/bars reported the most modest performance in the local consumer foodservice industry. In 2012, the category’s sales hit Ps92.9 billion, which represents minimal growth of 3%. This performance is attributable to the outlet closures observed in ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Australia

Despite many Australian consumers actively cutting back on their discretionary spend in 2012, coffee benefited from being perceived as an everyday essential and thus cafés and specialist coffee shops, by association, proved resilient even during ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Portugal

Total expenditure on food items declined in 2012 in cafés/bars. The difficult economic framework also resulted in the Portuguese government taking some unpopular measures in order to control the public deficit. Portuguese consumers remained very ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Spain

The needed rescue for some Spanish financial institutions, the drop in consumer confidence for half of 2012 and the Spanish economy enduring another recession have led to an even more cautious attitude amongst Spanish consumers regarding their ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Egypt

Specialist chained coffee shops has been expending at a high pace in terms of current value (+7%) and outlets volume (+2%). Strong brands such as Costa Coffee, Cilantro and Starbucks are attracting the youth, with services such as wi-fi (became free ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Turkey

In 2012, cafés/bars recorded positive current value growth of 1%, compared with review period CAGR of -8%. The main reason for the recovery in sales was the improved economic conditions and rising number of outlets at the end of the review period. ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Hungary

Due to stagnation in 2012, still weakening purchasing power and VAT increases, value sales and transaction numbers decreased in 2012 within cafes/bars. The impact was more severe for domestic independent players because large international brands ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Chile

A whole consumer culture has been built around coffee and tea in recent years, with an important number of cafés, particularly specialist coffee shops, focusing on gourmet products - not only food and drinks, but also offering complementary ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Romania

2012 continued to be affected by the low purchasing power of the majority of the population across the country. As a result, cafés/bars was affected with the closure of outlets and decline of transactions and sales. This situation was obvious in ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Bulgaria

In 2012 cafés/bars recorded a decrease in terms of value sales and number of outlets, due to the effect of the EU financial crisis and the smoking ban in public places, which came into effect on 1 June 2012. Another reason is the growth of chains ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Sweden

Specialist coffee shops, both chained and independent, increased their range of food offerings in order to attract consumers during all of their opening hours. This included breakfast offerings, as well as lunch offerings. Food offerings are mainly ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the United Kingdom

Overall the UK cafés/bars market saw value sales remain stable in 2012 on the previous year to £14.9 billion, while the number of outlets declined by 3% and transactions by 1%. However, trends are different when looking at each category. While ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Greece

The recession had an impact on the performance of cafés/bars in Greece. Consumers were forced to make cutbacks in most areas of their lives, including entertainment and foodservices of every kind. It has been made quite apparent that many consumers ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Norway

Norwegians are becoming more demanding in terms of the quality of coffee served in cafés/bars in Norway, mainly because many specialist coffee shops are offering a wider variety of coffee products with different types of roasted coffee beans, and ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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