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‘Burgers beyond borders’: McDonald’s daily diners outnumber populations of entire nations

In a striking revelation of fast-food dominance, McDonald’s, the world-renowned fast-food chain, has been reported to serve an astonishing 70 million customers daily, a figure that surpasses the population of entire nations, as Camryn Teder reports for The Daily Meal.

With over 40,275 outlets across the globe, McDonald’s has firmly established itself as the leading entity in the fast-food sector, outpacing its closest competitor, Subway, by a significant margin.

This staggering customer count, as reported in 2021, exceeds the populations of countries like France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Argentina, Canada, and Poland, underscoring the colossal scale of McDonald’s global reach. The United States, as the birthplace of the chain and home to the most McDonald’s locations, remains a major contributor to its success, generating $9.42 billion in revenue in 2022. Additionally, international markets such as France, Australia, Canada, and the U.K. have collectively contributed approximately $11.16 billion, indicating a robust global presence.

McDonald’s unprecedented popularity is attributed to its aggressive marketing strategies, innovative service models like mobile ordering, and customer engagement through the McDonald’s Rewards program. These efforts have not only cemented McDonald’s position at the pinnacle of the fast-food industry but also have transformed it into a cultural phenomenon.

Source: The Daily Meal. Read the full story here
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