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2016 Top 500: Coffee-cafe chains


The story within the coffee cafe category continues to be strong and still-growing Starbucks. The leading chain increased sales by 12.8% to top $13.9 billion and grew its unit count by 7.9% to more than 13,000. Starbucks sales now make up almost 55% of the category. Among all the Top 500 coffee cafe brands, sales grew 9.9% to $23.3 billion, and units 6.2% to 23,807.

2016 Rank

Chain Name

2015 U.S. Sales ($000)

2015 U.S. Units

7Dunkin' Donuts7,624,1408,431
64Tim Hortons668,960*650*
133Peet's Coffee & Tea267,000*236
136Caribou Coffee256,700*415*
173Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, The200,900*312
189Dutch Bros. Coffee181,300257

*Technomic estimate


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