GVR Report cover India Coffee Retail Chains Market Size, Share & Trends Report

India Coffee Retail Chains Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report, by Type (Dine In, Take Away), by Region (North India, South India, West India, East India), Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-141-2
  • Number of Pages: 50
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Industry Insights

India retail coffee chains market was valued at USD 128.6 million in 2016 and is expected to grow further over the forecast period. Increasing global exposure, western culture, and penetration of established coffee brands are anticipated to be the key trend driving the growth of the India retail coffee chain market. The market is ever-growing than ever in India with the entry of international coffee brands such as Starbucks in 2012 with a joint venture with the TATA group. The Indian coffee retail chain industry has a decent mix of international as well as majority Indian brands surging upwards in the market. The local coffee retail giant Café coffee Day has 1682 outlets in the country and more than 500 kiosks in 2016. The other Indian coffee retail brand Barista is also in the expansion with respect to its outlets and coffee shops along with some other retailers.

India coffee retail chain market

In the recent past, Indian coffee retail chain witness tremendous growth as outlets are gaining popularity of hangout zones with friends, family, colleagues, and business associates, among others. The increased acceptance of coffee is attributed to the emergence of premium stores from companies such as Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd, Starbucks Corporation, and Barista Coffee Co Ltd., among others thereby fueling the market growth. Moreover, these outlets have ushered in the experiential proposition to coffee drinking, with an ambiance that’s attractive and relaxing

The coffee retail shops in India are a primary hang out place for the Indian youth basically between the age group of 16 to 45 years. Reading, working, or just casual discussion in the coffee shops is a usual sight. The complementary services provided by the coffee shops such as free WIFI, music, and others have succeeded to retain customer footfall in the shops.

The Indian people have an incline towards enjoying the coffee sitting in the shops rather than take a take away the beverage on the go. Although there is an increase in the trend of take away in the working class, the Dine in the coffee retail market maintains a substantial majority in this market.

Increasing disposable income and influence of western culture amid youth and other population witnessed shift owing to the global exposure of foreign brands in the Indian market. The increasing acceptance of coffee/premium coffee as a beverage, across states, has encouraged the prominent participated in the industry to launch retail coffee chains offering exotic range products to the urban population. In the recent past, the retail coffee chain has scaled up its coffee standardization as a differentiation strategy and provide a refined ambiance with the assortment of food

Regional Insights

The Southern Indian region is the largest market in the Indian Coffee Retail Chain Industry followed by the Northern region. The predominance of Coffee consumption in the Southern states has leveraged the market in the region to a greater extent.

Traditionally, coffee consumption in India has been primarily concentrated in the southern region. However, in the past couple of years, the demand for coffee is gaining popularity in other parts of India, including the urban cities. This is attributed to the increasing retail outlets, offering high-quality coffee to the growing consumer base of youth, and executive segments like corporate officials & businessmen, among others.

India coffee retail chain market

The increasing industrialization and exponentially growing IT hubs in the western corridor of the country has brought about a greater improvement in the lifestyle of the residents. The youth is developed a greater inclination towards coffee which previously favored tea. Due to such factors, the coffee retail industry is projected to experience the fastest growth during the forecast period. The market leaders such as CCD and Starbucks are also trying to expand their operations in the western region through setting up retail outlets in major cities.

The global exposure and rapid urbanization along with increasing disposable incomes have paved modern coffee retail outlets offering premium coffee and variants charged at higher pricing. Moreover, lifestyle preference influenced by the western world has created opportunities for the key players to witness tremendous growth. Thus, foreign investment in India’s coffee retail sector has increased in recent years

India Coffee Retail Chain Market Share Insights

Companies dominating the Indian coffee retail chain market share include Café Coffee Day, Barista, Starbucks, Costa Café, and others. The major players are trying to reach each and every major city in the country. While CCD has a large presence in major Indian cities, Starbucks is trying to aggressively expand its business in the western region as well as in the entire country reaching more than 80 outlets in 2016 from just 2 in 2012. On the other hand, CCD has added more than 200 outlets under its belt between 2014 and 2016. Thus, the key players are adopting an aggressive expansion strategy to gain greater market share in the India Coffee Retail Chain market.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 - 2015

Forecast period

2017 - 2025

Market representation                                                  

Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2017 to 2025

Regional scope

North India, South India, West India, East India

Report coverage              

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at country levels and provides an analysis of the industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented India coffee retail chain market report on the basis of type and region:

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)

    • Dine in

    • Take Away

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)

    • North India

    • South India

    • West India

    • East India

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