Bagel shops and cookie shops have both seen a decline in numbers during the first decade of this century while the number of coffee shops has more than doubled. An intersting shift seems to be taking place.
Geographic reference: United States
Year: 2002 and 2007
Market size: Number of Bagel Shops, 3,203 and 3,072 respectively
Market size: Number of Cookie Shops, 1,025 and 951 respectively
Source: “2007 Economic Census: Sector 72: Accomodation and Food Services”, June 22, 2010, [Online] here.
Original Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census