Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Cafes and Coffee Shops industry has grown dramatically over the past five years, owing much of its success to Australia's love for quality coffee. With the influx of European immigrants after World War II and the emergence of popular European-style cafes, a strong and vibrant coffee culture has developed across the nation. This love for coffee supported industry demand in the years following the global economic downturn, and has fuelled revenue growth over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 3.2% over the five years through 2014-15. This includes a forecast increase of 2.4% in 2014-15, to $4.3 billion. However, pressure on margins has pushed profitability down slightly over the past five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Industry business locations are generally spread according to population and income distribution. As a result, the majority of industry establishments and revenue earned is concentrated in the eastern states, where the majority of the Australian population lives. Businesses also rely on population density to provide strong markets for clients. This provides further grounds for the concentration of businesses along the eastern seaboard, where population is more concentrated.
New South Wales accounts for the largest share of industry revenue and establishment numbers, followed by Victoria... purchase to read more