A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund

Key Industry Indicators

The Quick Service Restaurant Market

  • The quick service restaurant market is the largest generator of traffic in the commercial food service industry in Canada representing 67.7% of all meals and snacks sold in industry generating $24.7 billion in sales for the 12 months ended September 2015. (Source: NPD Group Canada)

Quick Service Restaurants:

  • The quick service restaurant industry served 4.4 billion customers during the twelve months ending September 2015. (Source: NPD Group Canada)
  • Quick service restaurants have low meal prices with an average eater cheque size of $5.63. (Source: NPD Group Canada)
  • Chain brands dominate the quick service restaurant market in Canada accounting for 89.8% of all traffic. (Source: NPD Group Canada)

QSR Industry:

  • The QSR burger market in Canada generated sales of $7.6 billion dollars in the 12 months ended September 2015, representing 30.8% of the total quick service restaurant market. (Source: NPD Group Canada)
  • The QSR burger market in Canada consists of A&W, Burger King, Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Wendy's and Harvey's. Sales generated by these brands accounts for 95.5% of all QSR burger sales in Canada. (Source: NPD Group Canada)
  • A&W is the second largest QSR burger chain in Canada for share of traffic, dollars and locations in Canada. (Source: NPD Group Canada)

Food Service Industry Facts:

  • The commercial food service industry has grown by 84.6% since 1999 from $32.5 billion to $60.0 billion in 2015. (Source: CRFA's Foodservice Forecast)

Looking Ahead:

  • Total quick service restaurant sales are forecasted to increase by 3.9% in 2016. (Source: CRFA's Foodservice Forecast)

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