Top 500 2022


McDonald’s and Subway close units and increase sales

The Bottom Line: Two of the three biggest chains combined closed more than 1,400 restaurants last year. But their individual locations make more money.


Top 500: 2021 was a mixed bag for casual dining

Chains that sold steak or an experience did well, but the segment as a whole has shrunk over the past two years.

Here’s a look at some of the most notable numbers from this year’s Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report.

Sales at the largest restaurants bested 2019 levels in 2021, but the success is concentrated among the biggest chains.

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