In the chart below from eMarketer, financial data from the most recent fiscal year are shown for the top-twelve PUBLIC restaurant revenue leaders: total revenue, total revenue growth, number of restaurants, average revenue per restaurant, and average revenue per square foot. [Some popular restaurants are privately owned and do not make available these data.] For a larger view: (1) Click on the chart to see an alphabetical list of restaurants. . (2) Then, click on Total Revenues (MM) to order the firms by sales.
Although ranked first in total revenues, McDonald’s revenue growth is negative. On the other hand, Starbucks has seen substantial growth.