Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Industry revenue took a hit over the past five years due to low consumer confidence. As consumers cut back on discretionary spending, quick-service restaurants have outperformed full-service restaurants thanks to their more affordable prices. Nevertheless, the industry is expected to perform better over the next five years because of an improving Canadian economy and strengthening consumer sentiment... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a low level of market share concentration since the majority of restaurants are independent, small- to medium- sized operations. Furthermore, because many of the industry's enterprises are family run businesses, there are also a low number of enterprises that have more than one location.
In 2013 the industry's top four players are estimated to account for 16.0% of industry revenue, up from 13.8% in 2008. This increase in concentration is largely due to the growing prominence of chain restaurants within the industry... purchase to read more