Industry data: Top coffee shop groups 2007

02 November 2007 by
Industry data: Top coffee shop groups 2007

Whitbread's Costa Coffee brand overtook Starbucks as the UK's largest coffee shop group with more than 600 outlets.

Costa Coffee has added nearly 200 new outlets since last year while Starbucks expanded its estate by 43 new venues to end with 549.

Motorway service area operator Welcome Break made its debut in the table this year with the new Coffee Primo brand, which has grown to 64 venues.

These facts and figures are reported in British Hospitality: Trends and Statistics 2007, published by the British Hospitality Association.
The full report (which is free to BHA members) can be bought for £195 (for the printed version) or £146.25 (for a PDF file). For enquiries or orders, phone 0207 404 7744 or contact

The top coffee shop groups from the 2006 report can be viewed here >>


Owner2007 outlets2006 outletsSelected brands
1Whitbread]( 600+ 405 [Costa Coffee](
2[Starbucks]( 549 506 Starbucks
3[Caffè Nero]( 292 261 Caffè Nero
4[Marks & Spencer]( 213 202 [Café Revive](
5[SSP]( 179 135 Caffè Ritazza
6*[*BB's*](* 140 110 BB's
7[Segafredo Zanetti]( 91 94 [Puccino's](
8[Nestlé]( 75 103 Café Nescafé
9[Tchibo]( 74 38 Tchibo
10[Welcome Break]( 64 - [Coffee Primo](
11[Druckers]( 44 33 Druckers
12[Coffee Republic]( 40 36 Coffee Republic
13[AMT Coffee]( 34 34 AMT Coffee
14[Morelli's]( 27 23 Morelli's
15[Esquires 20 14 Esquire

Source: Horizons

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