Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Cafes and Coffee Shops industry owes 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 through the global economic downturn and has fuelled growth over the past five years. This upward trend is expected to continue over the next five years.
Australia's coffee culture and the prevalence of small speciality cafes and coffee shops have resulted in a high level of competition, low barriers to entry and low industry concentration... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
A robust coffee culture has driven the success of the Cafes and Coffee Shops industry over the past five years. Industry players have benefited from Australia's love of quality coffee, which steered the industry through the economic downturn. Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 5.3% over the five years through 2013-14. Despite the generally weak economic environment, revenue is forecast to rise by 3.7% during 2013-14 to total $4.2 billion. This success has been fuelled by resilient consumer demand for quality, convenient food and drink offerings. While cafe and coffee shop spending may be considered a luxury, it is generally considered an affordable luxury... purchase to read more