Luckin’s Business Model: A Disruptive Innovation? (part 2)

In China, some market conditions are different. A low number of coffee shops compared to the population, especially in large towns, and the boost in coffee consumption (at two-digits) in particular out of home.The hot coffee delivery is, therefore, a new opportunity to satisfy the large coffee demand.At the moment, there is no available data to see if the delivery system will be appreciated by customers, the fact is that the giant coffee chain Starbucks is also moving towards signing a partnership with Alibaba, China’s largest online retailer, to launch delivery services in September. The new deal will see Starbucks integrate a “virtual store” in online shopping and payment apps. The hot coffee delivery model, launched by the Chinese company Luckin, is fueling the debate among operators: May this new model change coffee habits?
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Mariano Peluso

More than 15 years of experience in competitive market analysis, data surveys, worldwide markets, and a significant experience in the study of the coffee industry, especially in B2B, HORECA and professional markets. He is in charge of selecting the appropriate research methodology and supporting techniques to meet customers' business objectives, with a specific expertise in research plans and questionnaires. Consultant in interpreting data, writing reports, and making actionable recommendations. For Mariano, coffee is not only a job but also a passion.

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