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IBISWorld’s Fast-Food Restaurants market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 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 $150.9 billion in 2017, up 9.6% from 2016. Over the five years through 2017, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 11.2%.

There are about 2.3 million fast food restaurant locations (i.e...

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of China's Fast-Food Restaurants industry is consistent with China's economic development level. Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong are three of the most developed provinces and regions in China, and they are expected to account for about 44.9% of total industry revenue in 2017. Franchise operations are also relatively well developed in these regions.

In provinces and regions of better economic development and faster lifestyles, fast-food restaurants account for a large share of the total food-service sector. For instance, in Guangdong, the fast-food market contributes about 90% of the total food service sector's revenue. In large cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin, this share has exceeded 50%.

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Additional Insights for the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry are

  • Effective quality control
  • Effective cost controls
  • Must have a license
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Competition from Substitutes - Full Service Restaurants - Limited Service Restaurants and Leisure and Recreational Activity Levels - Leisure Time Availability in the Fast-Food Restaurants industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry?

    The Fast-Food Restaurant industry in China operates fast-food restaurants in which customers order items and, in most cases, pay before eating. Food and drinks may be consumed on premises, taken out or delivered to the customer. Food provided by this industry includes both Chinese and Western fast food.

    Industry Products
    Franchised and chain stores
    Dumpling stores
    Rice sets, quick-service and take-away outlets
    Chinese-style noodle stores
    Industry Activities
    Quick-service restaurants
    Fast-food services
    Take-out facilities

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Competition from Substitutes - Full Service Restaurants - Limited Service Restaurants
  • Leisure and Recreational Activity Levels - Leisure Time Availability
  • Number of Households
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Leisure and Recreational Activity - Eating Out
  • Key Attitudinal Changes - Health Consciousness

  • Current Performance
  • A changing competitive landscape
  • Foreign influences
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Fast-Food Restaurants Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fast-Food Restaurants Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Bottled Water Production
  • Bread & Bakery Product Manufacturing
  • Dairy Product Production
  • Frozen Food Production
  • Meat Processing
  • Soda Production

  • Products & Services
  • Rice sets, quick-service and take-away outlets
  • Chinese-style noodle stores
  • Franchised and chain stores
  • Dumpling stores
  • Other
  • Chart: Fast-Food Restaurants Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Families
  • Employees and white-collar workers
  • Tourists and travelers
  • Students
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fast-Food Restaurants

  • Basis of Competition
  • Product quality and standardization
  • Service
  • Eating environment
  • Brand image
  • Price
  • Other
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Yum! BrandsBeijing McDonalds Foods Co., Ltd.Dico's Food Development Co. Ltd.Yonghe KingGll Wonton
  • Table: Yum! Brands - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing McDonalds Foods Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Dico's Food Development Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Yonghe King - financial performance
  • Table: Gll Wonton - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Chinese-Style Fast Food
  • Food such as noodles, dumplings, rice sets and take-away Chinese food generally served in plastic boxes or disposable packaging.
  • Fast Food
  • Food that can be prepared and served quickly to the customer in a standard, packaged form for take-out or casual in-house dining.
  • Western-Style Fast Food
  • Food such as hamburgers, fried chicken, sandwiches, pizzas and other Westernized foods that are prepared and served quickly.
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