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Ireland Coffee Shops Market Report 2023
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With consumers feeling the effects of rising costs of living, coffee shops can benefit from presenting as an affordable foodservice and night-out activity.Brian O'Connor, Category Director - Irish Reports…

Ireland Coffee Shops Market Report 2023

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Report Summary

With consumers feeling the effects of rising costs of living, coffee shops can benefit from presenting as an affordable foodservice and night-out activity.

Brian O'Connor, Category Director – Irish Reports

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary

    • Opportunities for the coffee shop sector
    • Cost of living offers both threats and opportunities
    • Many still working remotely
    • Market dynamics and outlook
    • The five-year outlook for coffee shops
    • Coffee shop sector estimated to exceed 2019 value
    • Post-COVID-19 bounceback
    • Market expected to see continued growth
    • Graph 1: estimated value of the Irish café and coffee shop market, 2019-28
    • Increased prices in foodservice
    • Graph 2: consumer price indices for restaurants and cafés, UK (inc NI), 2019-24
    • Graph 3: consumer price indices for restaurants, cafés, fast food and take-away food, 2019-24
    • Running costs being passed on to consumers
    • Bad weather impacting coffee supply
    • Little change in financial situation
    • Graph 4: how consumers rate their financial situation, 2024
    • Disposable income nullified
    • Opportunities in the face of expensive out-of-home entertainment
    • Remote working could be hampering growth
    • Graph 5: where consumers are currently working from, 2024
    • What consumers want and why
    • Seven in 10 used coffee shops to buy drinks
    • Graph 6: types of coffee shops and cafés that consumers typically buy drinks from – NET, 2023
    • Costa continues to be most used coffee shop brand
    • Graph 7: types of coffee shops and cafés that consumers typically buy drinks from, 2023
    • In-store the preferred way to buy from coffee shops
    • In-store most likely purchase type
    • Coffee purchasing twice that of tea via coffee shops & cafés
    • Graph 8: drinks bought from coffee shops, 2023
    • Coffee is king
    • RoI consumers visit to take breaks; NI to meet friends & family
    • Coffee shops important social hubs
    • More in-home coffee prepared due to cost of living crisis
    • More drinks prepared at home
    • Innovation and marketing
    • Upcycling waste into a coffee alternative
    • New experiences in flavour and presentation
  2. Market Dynamics

    • Market size
    • Café market reaches €0.5bn in 2023
    • Graph 9: estimated value of the Irish café and coffee shop market, 2019-23
    • Sector has exceeded pre-COVID-19 value
    • Two thirds of spending on beverages
    • Graph 10: café and coffee shop spending share, 2022
    • Potential opportunity in late-night usage
    • Market forecast
    • Continued growth for the sector expected 2024-28
    • Graph 11: estimated value of the Irish café and coffee shop market, 2019-28
    • Cautious consumer spending won't stop growth
    • Market drivers
    • Café prices increasing
    • Graph 12: consumer price indices for restaurants, cafés, fast food and take-away food, 2019-24
    • NI café users seeing increased prices too
    • Graph 13: consumer price indices for restaurants and cafés, UK (inc NI), 2019-24
    • Crop failures could push coffee prices higher
    • Little change in financial situation among Irish consumers
    • Graph 14: how consumers rate their financial situation, 2023-24
    • Consumers still feeling under pressure
    • More report being worse-off than better-off
    • Graph 15: how consumers rate their financial situation compared to 12 months ago, 2024
    • Consumers still reporting high prices
    • Graph 16: areas where consumers have been affected by higher prices in the last two months, 2024
    • Disposable income nullified by inflation
    • Nights out too expensive
    • Third using coffee shops for week nights
    • Graph 17: consumers who visited a coffee shop/café as part of a night out during the last three months, 2021
    • Off-site working still limiting foodservice engagement
    • Graph 18: where consumers are currently working from, 2024
  3. What Consumers Want and Why

    • Types of coffee shops visited
    • Costa continues to be most-used coffee shop brand
    • Four in five have visited a coffee shop/café
    • Graph 19: types of coffee shops and cafés that consumers typically buy drinks from – NET, 2023
    • Women stronger users of coffee shops
    • Cost of living could help drive more footfall to cafés at night
    • Costa key brand in both NI & RoI
    • Mature consumers more likely to embrace supporting local cafés
    • Frank & Honest sees greater usage in RoI
    • Graph 20: consumers who regularly use Frank & Honest, by work status, 2023
    • How consumers buy from coffee shops
    • In-store the preferred way to buy from coffee shops
    • Graph 21: how consumers buy items from coffee shops & cafés, 2023
    • Boomers more likely to go in-store
    • Graph 22: consumers who buy items in-store, by generation, 2023
    • Keeping warm in winter
    • Drive-thru sees most usage among remote workers
    • Graph 23: consumers who buy coffee shop items via drive-thru, by work location, 2023
    • Types of drinks bought
    • Coffee purchasing twice that of tea via coffee shops & cafés
    • Graph 24: drinks bought from coffee shops, NI and RoI, 2023
    • Little change in coffee purchasing
    • Graph 25: consumers who buy coffee drinks from coffee shops, 2022-23
    • Coffee purchasing increases with age
    • Graph 26: consumers who buy coffee drinks from coffee shops, by age group, 2023
    • RoI consumers more likely users of cold drinks
    • Graph 27: consumers who buy cold non-coffee drinks from coffee shops, 2023
    • Offering health boosting drinks
    • Reasons for visiting coffee shops
    • RoI consumers visit to take breaks; NI to meet friends & family
    • Graph 28: reasons why consumers visit coffee shops, 2023
    • Workers more likely to take a break
    • Graph 29: consumers who visit coffee shops to take a break, by work status, 2023
    • Stress driving need for relaxing drinks
    • Women more likely than men to meet family/friends
    • Graph 30: consumers who visit coffee shops to meet with friends/family, by gender, 2023
    • Decline in coffee shop use for work meetings in NI
    • Graph 31: consumers who visit coffee shops for work/a meeting, 2021-23
    • Attitudes towards coffee shops
    • More in-home coffee prepared due to cost of living crisis
    • Women more inclined to prepare more drinks at home due to cost of living
    • Graph 32: consumers who are preparing more coffee at home due to the cost of living crisis, by gender, 2023
    • Pay-gap leaving less for women to spend on coffee
    • 35-44 consumers more enamoured with loyalty schemes
    • Graph 33: consumer who feel coffee shops with with loyalty schemes are appealing, by age group, 2023
    • RoI consumers more interested in deposit scheme
    • Seven in 10 view food offering as important as drinks
    • RoI consumers have better views of coffee from kiosks
    • Graph 34: consumers who think hot drinks from in-store branded kiosks are as good as those from specialist coffee shops, by gender, 2023
  4. Competitive landscape

    • Companies and brands
    • Bakers + Baristas – key facts
    • Bakers + Baristas – recent developments
    • Bob & Bert's – key facts
    • Bob & Bert's – recent developments
    • Caffè Nero – key facts
    • Caffè Nero – recent developments
    • Costa Coffee – key facts
    • Costa Coffee – recent developments
    • Frank and Honest Coffee – key facts
    • Frank and Honest Coffee – recent developments
    • Greggs – key facts
    • Greggs – recent developments
    • Ground Espresso Bar – key facts
    • Ground Espresso Bar – recent developments
    • Insomnia – key facts
    • Insomnia – recent developments
    • McDonald's McCafé – key facts
    • McDonald's McCafé – recent developments
    • O'Briens – key facts
    • O'Briens – recent developments
    • Starbucks – key facts
    • Starbucks – recent developments
    • Subway – key facts
    • Subway – recent developments
    • Innovations
    • Upcycling waste into a coffee alternative
    • Reducing single use cups by eating them or composting them
    • Giving coffee a deeper story
    • Bringing custom coffee to the next level
  5. Appendix

    • Supplementary data
    • Market size and forecast: underlying data
    • Report scope and definitions
    • Market definition
    • Abbreviations and terms
    • Methodology
    • Consumer research methodology

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