Project Café 12 UK
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Project Café 12 UK

UK Retail Coffee Shop Market

Allegra’s definitive annual study on the UK branded coffee shop market is now available; with insight from over 25,000 consumers the report provides an authoritative view of the market.

Drawing on more than 12 years in-depth research, it is considered to be the bible of the coffee sector.


  • Market size and growth projections for the total UK market
  • Impact of recent economic downturn on trading performance
  • Key player profiles, including financial performance, pricing analysis and forecasts
  • Importance of ethical and sustainability issues
  • Key success factors and market trends
  • Opportunities and challenges for suppliers
  • Consumer coffee consumption patterns
  • Consumer brand awareness and perceptions of key players
  • Differences between customer demographics, including age, gender, occupation and location by the report


  • Interviews with CEOs, managing directors, senior managers and store managers of major industry players, including:
    • leading UK coffee and food-focused chains
    • major coffee roasters and key equipment suppliers
    • non-specialist players including department stores, supermarkets, bookstores
    • leading property companies, letting agents and landlords
    • local authorities
  • Online surveys with UK coffee shop visitors
  • Desk research including: News articles and trade press, the Internet and company websites,
    industry associations, published accounts, data supplied by operators
  • In-store observations and analysis


Hard copy, electronic (PDF) or interactive version


Hard copy (1 licence): £4,000 +VAT
PDF (3 user licences): £4,500 +VAT
Interactive (5 user licences): £6,000 +VAT
Interactive (6+ user licences): £7,500 +VAT* (UK clients only)

Date of Publication

01 December 2012