Consumer research company Experian Simmons (yes, owned by Experian), has released a new study of fast food industry covering the past 5 years, and it looks like we still love going to McDonald’s more than any other fast food restaurant.
Other fun facts from the report: between 2007 and 2008, average monthly visits jumped from 7 to 11 (a sign of rough economic times perhaps?); single men are more likely to eat at these places than single women; and Subway has slowly passed Taco Bell and Wendy’s in the past few years to become the #3 destination. Burger King remains in second place, the perpetual bridesmaid to McDonald’s.
Chipotle, Jamba Juice, and Panera Bread have all been climbing the popularity chart as well, although the big chains are still pretty safe.