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Quick Service Restaurant Industry Guide

The super-sized guide for industry analysis, consumer profiles and demographics, company information, and more for the fast food or quick service restaurant industry.

Industry Reports

Use the resources below to find industry reports and industry analysis about the quick service restaurant industry. 


IbisWorld is a great place to get started for general industry information. 

Search Tips

  • Search by keyword to find relevant reports for the industry
  • Simply search for “restaurants”, “fast food,” etc. to find reports to get a broad understanding of the industry.
  • If you find citations in the reports, Google the source to find additional information
  • Make sure you consult other resources in addition to IbisWorld


Use Passport to find both U.S. and international industry reports for the quick service restaurant industry.  Note that Passport refers to the industry as "limited service restaurants," so you'll want to adjust your search terms. 


First Research

Search for Fast Food to find relevant reports that may offer another perspective on the industry.