In the second half of 2013 and start of 2014, the majority of office coffee service providers saw increased revenues, however, an increase in green coffee bean prices and many locations with tight OCS budgets kept the growth moderate.
Commitment to excellence takes OCS to next level
2006: Operators battle rising costs, challenging market
Customer downsizing pulls top line down 5 percentage points for vending operators in 2001
Rebound continues for the second straight year
2003: Industry loses another 5 points as employers curtail manpower needs
2004: Industry sows seeds of recovery as customer downsizing subsides
Operators restructure to improve efficiencies
Higher coffee prices drive OCS sales to another year of growth in a mature market
OCS cashes in on specialty coffee
A new professionalism defines OCS; Despite rising coffee prices and a recession, OCS sales rebound.
Recession squeezes sales and profits for second straight year