Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In recent years, lifestyle changes and reduced leisure time have contributed to a consumer shift from traditional full-service restaurants toward fast-food establishments. In addition, increased Western influences in China and higher incomes have seen increased demand for fast-food. With the rapid development of fast-food service providers, improvements in chain store and franchising management, and new brands and food styles, industry growth has been very strong in the past decade.
ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that the Fast-Food Restaurant industry in China will generate revenue of $94.2 billion in 2013, up 8.0% from 2012. Over the past five years, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 13.0%.
There are over two million fast food restaurant locations (i.e.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
There are over two million enterprises in this industry in 2013. However, only an estimated 7,000 are the establishments of 130 large franchising or chain operators with revenue of over two million RMB ($244,200). ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that there are another 400-to-500 establishments operated by chain operators, with the remainder being independent stores.
The combined revenue share of the industry's four largest companies – Yum! Restaurants China (Pizza Hut and KFC), Beijing McDonald's Foods, Dico's Food Development, and Ajisen (China) Holdings Limited – is estimated at 10.4% of industry revenue in 2013... purchase to read more