The Independents Report UK 2024

The Independents Report UK 2024 is Allegra World Coffee Portal's strategic analysis of the UK's innovative independent operator market

The UK has a strong and robust independent coffee shop sector, ranging from the cutting edge, specialty focused innovators; to the tried and tested local café serving home comforts. This report shines a light on some of the more distinctive propositions available, delves into the latest consumer behaviour of customers who prioritise independent coffee shop visits, and focuses on the future health and viability of the market


Allegra World Coffee Portal topic reports look beyond the branded coffee chain market and analyse in-depth different components of the wider coffee industry. The topic report series covers tea, iced and food in coffee shops, coffee automation, coffee at home, coffee roasters, independent operators, non-specialist operators, and the future of coffee


The Independents Report UK 2024 identifies the size of the independent coffee shop market in terms of outlets, sales and growth rates, providing an in-depth strategic examination of the current retail environment. With in-depth consumer research, industry consultations, and analysis of key market topics, the report unpacks key opportunities and potential future barriers to growth


The Independents Report UK 2024 will help your organisation tailor its approach to the unique demands of this market, facilitating better informed business decisions

Published 19 February 2023, 204 Pages

The Independents Report UK 2024 key features:
  • The analysis covers the UK independent coffee shop sector, defined as operators with up to four locations
  • Market sizing for the UK independent coffee shop sector, tracking five year growth and future projections
  • Over 2,000 online surveys with UK independent coffee shop consumers
  • Over 100 online surveys, consultations and in-depth interviews with leading industry insiders in the UK
  • Identifying 40 of the most interesting, distinctive and innovative independent coffee shops in the UK

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