Would you like that super-duper-sized? McDonald's, the.
world's #1 fast-food chain (and #1 owner of commercial real.
estate), operates about 29,000 restaurants (some 12,800 in.
the US) in 121 countries worldwide. Non-US restaurants.
account for more than 60% of the company's sales and about.
50% of profits. While most outlets are the familiar freestanding.
variety, McDonald's also has mini-restaurants at such.
alternative locations as Wal-Mart and Chevron stores. More.
than 75% of the units are franchised. In addition to the burger.
business, McDonald's has invested in Chipotle Mexican Grill.
and Pret A Manger, acquired the Donatos Pizza chain, and.
bought 750 Boston Market restaurants from Boston Chicke.
Burger King Corporation.
17777 Old Cutler Rd.
Miami, FL 33157.
Maker of the cultural icon the Whopper, Burger King has.
grown from one small Miami restaurant into the world's #2.
hamburger fast-food chain (after McDonald's). The company's.
more than 11,400 restaurants are located in every US state.
and nearly 60 other countries. In addition to its special.
Whopper (1.7 billion sold annually) and BK Broiler.
sandwiches, Burger King offers Croissan'wiches, Big King.
burgers, and traditional fast-food fare. Under former CEO.
Dennis Malamatinas, the company has launched a crusade to.
overtake McDonald's within five years. Former Northwest.
Airlines CEO John Dasburg took the helm in 2001. Burger.
King parent Diageo has announced plans to spin off the.
Wendy's International, Inc.
4288 W. Dublin Granville Rd.
Dublin, OH 43017-0256.
Wendy's may be #3, but its late founder Dave Thomas was #1.