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This graph highlights the major players in the U.S. coffee shop market in 2016. Dunkin' Brands Inc. came second that year with a market share of 21.9 percent. Starbucks Corporation, as the leading player of the out-of-home coffee market, captured a market share of 39.8 percent. Combined, both coffee chains controlled more than half of the market in the United States.
Coffee shops serve mainly hot and cold coffee specialties and other beverages such as tea. A wide selection of snacks and whole packaged coffee beans usually complete the product range on offer in coffee shops.
Consumers are given the choice between consuming their beverages in house or taking them to drink on the go. Coffee shops serve as a setting for a wide range of occasions: business people getting their morning coffee on the way to work, a lunch time catch-up with friends or just to celebrate coffee culture in general.
The coffee shop market in the United States is highly concentrated. The two coffee chains Starbucks Corporation and Dunkin’ Brands captured over 60 percent of the market share in 2016. Seattle-based Starbucks operated over 13,000 stores in the U.S. in 2016. The total number of stores worldwide amounted to about 25,000.
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