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This statistic highlights McDonald’s Number of Stores Worldwide from Q1 2010 onwards, split between Company operated, Conventional Franchised, Developmental licensed, and Foreign affiliated stores.
|Store Type||2020 Q1||2021 Q1||YoY Growth(%)|
|Company Operated||2,637||2,676||1.48 %|
|Conventional Franchised||21,838||21,496||-1.57 %|
|Developmental licensed||7,678||7,705||0.35 %|
|Foreign affiliated||6,831||7,283||6.62 %|
McDonald’s has the highest market capitalization among its competitor. McDonald’s capitalization is more than $170 billion closely followed by Starbucks with $132 million. On the other hand, other competitors don’t even cross the $50 billion. Likewise, Starbucks, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Yum Brands, Domino’s, and KFC are some of their competitors. As of FY 2020 year-end, 93% of McDonald’s stores were franchised.
Company Operated Stores: As the name suggests, company-operated stores are managed and operated by McDonald’s where they come up with new innovative ideas. Similarly, McDonald’s works closely with its suppliers for innovation and improvement in its products. However, as of Q1 2021, there are 2,676 company-operated stores worldwide. Above all, the Year-over-Year growth in the number of stores recorded was 1.48% in Q1 2021. Moreover, these stores are strategically very important as they help in analyzing and developing the products offered.
Conventional Franchised Stores: Under conventional franchise’s McDonald’s either owns its own outlets or leases the land for the long term. On the other hand, as per the agreement, the franchisee pays for the interior equipment, signs, and seatings. McDonald’s is known for its real estate business as well because a huge chunk of revenue comes from a property that it rents to the franchisee for the setup of outlets. The number of conventional franchised stores at the end of Q1 2021 was 21,496. Likewise, Conventional franchised stores’ had negative YoY growth of 1.57% concerning the previous year’s Q1. In Q1 2020, conventional financial stores were 21,838.
Developmental Licensed Stores: In other words, developmental licensed is a type of franchising where the franchisee owns the property as well as the outlet and does business under the name of McDonald’s. Therefore, the stores have to maintain quality, service, and cleanliness of the store according to store the brand image. Likewise, the Number of Developmental licensed stores at the end of Q1 2021 is 7,705. However, a slight YoY growth of 0.35% was witnessed compared to Q1 2020 in Developmental licensed stores. The number of Developmental licensed stores in Q1 2020 was 7,705.
Foreign Affiliated Stores: Foreign Affiliated stores in other words mean the company is established in one country and does its business in another country where the affiliated company holds a part of the equity. Above all, Foreign affiliated stores witnessed a YoY growth of 6.62% from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020. Similarly, as of Q1 2021, McDonald’s has 7,283 foreign-affiliated stores worldwide.
It started with selling 15 Cents Hamburger on the streets of California. Moreover, after failing in the movie business, the McDonald brothers moved to California and introduced their Speedee Service System in 1948, featuring 15 Cent Hamburgers. Further, Ray Kroc joined the chain in 1956 and expanded the business globally. Headquartered in Chicago, McDonald’s Corporation is a fast-food serving company. McDonald’s serves locally relevant food items across 119 countries as of 2020. In addition, McDonald’s provides a wide variety of food products. McDonald’s also has a Food Safety Advisory Council which provides strategic global leadership for all aspects of food safety. McDonald’s stock is listed on New York Stock Exchange with the trading symbol MCD.
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