QSR announcers most valuable restaurant brands

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QSR Magazine’s most valuable US restaurant brands report hit today, listing the biggest US restaurants by revenue. The full report lists average revenue per typical restaurant, total US revenue, franchise numbers and much more.

The top eight brands account for a whopping $229 billon in sales and sees McDonald’s tower above the next closest brand in terms of overall revenue, raking in a massive $37 billion dollars. The report makes for fascinating reading in understanding the scale and scope of franchises in the US.

Here’s a preview of the biggest US fast food restaurants from the report:

RankNameRevenue (millions)Total US locations
1McDonald's37480.6714036
2Starbucks13167.6113930
3Subway1080025908
4Burger King10028.327226
5Taco Bell9790.156446
6Wendy's9288.095769
7Dunkin' Donuts919212538
8Chick-fil-A90002225
9Domino's59005587
10Pizza Hut5510.847522
11Panera Bread5503.642043
12Chipotle4476.412371
13KFC4417.054109
14Sonic Drive-In4408.163593
15Dairy Queen236404455
16Arby's36343415
17Little Caesars3530.584332
18Jack in the Box3469.172251
19Popeyes3213.062231
20Papa John's3209.33314
21Panda Express3114.82011
22Whataburger2278.62821
23Hardee's21681864
24Jimmy John's2139.622755

See the QSR report for the full data of the top 50 restaurants.


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