IBISWorld’s Restaurants in California Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Restaurants in California industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Restaurant industry in California has experienced considerable growth in recent years as revenue has increased over the five years to 2017. The industry has benefited from rising disposable income and a growing number of affluent households that can afford dining out regularly. Moreover, the prevalence of food truck culture in cities across California has created tremendous opportunity for new entrants in the market. Industry revenue is expected to continue rising over the five years to 2022. Growth in disposable income will further drive demand upward, presenting an opportunity for industry operators.

What is the Restaurants in California industry?

This industry includes chain, single-location, independent and family-operated restaurants that provide food services to patrons. Patrons may pay before or after eating depending on the type of establishment. Patrons may be served while seated (i.e. waiter and waitress service) or purchases may be taken out or delivered. These establishments may sell alcoholic and other beverages, in addition to providing food services to guests.

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Industry Products

Major products in this industry
Fast Food Restaurants
Single Location Full-Service Restaurants
Chain Restaurants

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Major Markets
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary
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