Fast food restaurant is a specific type of restaurant that serves fast food cuisine and has minimal table service. It is also known as a quick-service restaurant within the industry. This list is based on 2014 sales of fast-food restaurants.
Here are the 5 most popular fast-food chains:
McDonald’s raked in more than $35 billion in sales in 2014. It serves up a cool nine million orders per day. It added 72 new restaurants in 2014, proving that it has no intention of slowing down. It is the highest grossing fast food restaurant in the US. It beats everyone else by a landslide.
The Seattle-based company had nearly $12.7 billion in sales that year and opened up 650 new stores. It has passed the other coffee giant with flying colors in 2014.
Subway has brought in about $11.5 billion in 2014. Subway’s marketing is what has put it at the top. The company markets itself as a healthy fast food option.
- Burger King
An American multinational chain of hambuger fast-food restaurants. The creator of the whopper brought in a whopping $8.6 billion last year. So it’s no surprise to see Burger King on the list.
Wendy’s made it on the 5th of list with about $8.5 billion in sales. Wendy’s has marketed themselves as a healthier for the past few years. They primarily showcase their all-white meat, fresh-never-frozen beef patties, and large salad menu. Its ability to adjust to people’s changed eating habits is likely what puts in the top five on the list.