Consumers love well-run restaurant chains, although some chains are more cherished than others.
Nation’s Restaurant News recently looked at company-owned sales and franchised-unit sales of America’s most popular restaurant chains to determine which ones are the most successful. Here’s a look at the ten largest restaurant chains of 2012. The figures used to compile the list are from the latest-year sales from the fiscal year that ended closest to December 2011.
|Restaurant||Ticker||Latest-Year Sales (in Billions)|
|Taco Bell (Yum! Brands)||YUM||$7.00|
|Dunkin’ Donuts (Dunkin’ Brands)||DNKN||$5.93|
|Pizza Hut (Yum! Brands)||YUM||$5.50|
|KFC (Yum! Brands)||YUM||$4.60|