Fast casual dining restaurants are growing at a rapid rate with no end in sight, and the market shares have the proof to show it. We all know that McDonald's has held the worldwide fast food restaurant sales trophy for quite some time now, but, fast casual icon Chipotle is not too far behind.
According to research, sales for fast casual restaurants has grown by 11% and store count has grew by 8%. Even though Chipotle's revenue is at a low $3.2 billion (compared to McDonald's) a 20% yearly increase is gaining Chipotle, as well as all other fast-casuals, significant market share. Read more here.