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    Top 50 Sorted by Systemwide Sales

  • The top quick-serve and fast-casual brands in the nation.

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    The much-anticipated annual QSR 50 ranking is here, and at the top of this year’s list is hamburger heavy weight McDonald’s with more than $32 billion in systemwide sales in the U.S. during fiscal 2010.

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    The main chart below allows you to customize the QSR 50 to your data-mining needs. Click the top of each column to sort. Then explore the industry by segments using the yellow navigation box above.


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    QSR 50 Rank Company Segment 2010 U.S. Systemwide Sales (millions) 2010 U.S. Average Sales per Unit (thousands) Total Units in 2010 Total Change in Units from 2009
    1 McDonald’s burger $32,395.0 $2,400.0 14,027 47
    2 Subway* sandwich $10,600.0 $452.0 23,850 816
    3 Burger King*2 burger $8,600.0 $1,230.0 7,253 3
    4 Wendy’s* burger $8,340.0 $1,418.0 6,576 35
    5 Starbucks* snack $7,560.0 $1,060.0 11,131 0
    6 Taco Bell mexican $6,900.0 $1,288.0 5,634 30
    7 Dunkin' Donuts* snack $6,000.0 $839.0 6,772 206
    8 Pizza Hut pizza/pasta $5,400.0 $855.0 7,542 -24
    9 KFC chicken $4,700.0 $933.0 5,055 -107
    10 Sonic burger $3,619.9 $1,023.0 3,572 28
    11 Chick-fil-A chicken $3,582.5 $2,694.4 1,537 57
    12 Domino’s Pizza* pizza/pasta $3,305.6 $657.0 4,929 2
    13 Panera Bread sandwich $3,100.0 $2,200.0 1,453 73
    14 Arby’s sandwich $3,010.0 $838.0 3,649 -69
    15 Jack in the Box burger $2,934.8 $1,322.0 2,206 -6
    16 Dairy Queen* burger $2,660.0 $540.0 4,514 -25
    17 Papa John’s pizza/pasta $2,081.8 $863.0 2871 90
    18 Chipotle mexican $1,840.0 $1,800.0 1,084 129
    19 Hardee’s* burger $1,695.00 $1,054.0 1,692 -64
    20 Popeyes* chicken $1,635.0 $1,053.0 1,580 34
    21 Quiznos* sandwich $1,430.0 $420.0 3,103 -600
    22 Panda Express asian $1,404.5 $1,093.5 1,336 62
    23 Carl’s Jr.* burger $1,310.0 $1,375.0 1,097 11
    24 Little Caesars* pizza/pasta $1,253.0 $460.0 2,800 152
    25 Whataburger burger $1,225.7 $1,709.0 717 15
    26 Church’s Chicken chicken $872.7 $695.0 1,250 24
    27 Steak N Shake* burger $786.6 $1,590.0 487 2
    28 Zaxby’s chicken $777.6 $1,548.0 514 22
    29 Jimmy John’s* sandwich $735.0 $753.0 1,131 162
    30 Five Guys Burgers & Fries burger $716.0 $1,139.0 736 195
    31 Bojangles’ chicken $712.8 $1,573.3 484 27
    32 Long John Silver’s* seafood $700.0 $655.0 964 -25
    33 Culver’s burger $689.1 $1,641.2 424 11
    34 Checkers/Rally’s burger $658.7 $830.4 804 -16
    35 Papa Murphy’s pizza/pasta $648.8 $538.5 1,255 84
    36 Del Taco mexican $579.0 $1,100.0 522 6
    37 Baskin Robbins* snack $565.0 $220.0 2,600 55
    38 El Pollo Loco chicken $557.0 $1,400.0 412 -3
    39 CiCi’s Pizza* pizza/pasta $545.0 $906.0 594 -31
    40 White Castle* burger $542.1 $1,300.0 416 -2
    41 Boston Market* chicken $513.0 $1,015.0 491 -29
    42 Jason’s Deli sandwich $503.2 $2,226.6 226 11
    43 Sbarro* pizza/pasta $501.5 $623.0 778 -7
    44 Qdoba mexican $480.8 $883.0 525 15
    45 In-N-Out Burger* burger $472.5 $1,925.0 252 13
    46 Tim Hortons1 snack $439.2 $978.0 602 39
    47 Captain D’s seafood $436.2 $819.0 531 -4
    48 Einstein Bros. Bagels* sandwich $400.4 $988.0 583 51
    49 Cold Stone Creamery snack $385.7 $344.0 1,122 76
    50 Krystal* burger $377.3 $1,036.0 364 -20

    *Includes figures estimated by Technomic, Inc.

    1. Systemwide sales from franchised units only

    2. Total change in units calculated from data reported in 2010 QSR 50