Takeaway and fast-food restaurants have been affected by the challenging economic conditions, which prompted consumers to curb their discretionary spending. Despite this, many industry operators have actually performed well as consumers traded down from more expensive restaurant meals to cheaper takeaway options. Takeaway operators have also responded to cuts in consumer expenditure by introducing value meal deals. Operators in the industry are facing increasing consumer demand for low-fat, low-sugar and low-salt meal options. Some operators have responded to this trend by adding healthier options to their menus.
Companies in the Takeaway and Fast-Food Restaurants industry provide food to customers. Food and drink purchased from fast-food and takeaway restaurants is consumed on-site, taken away or ordered over the phone or internet for home delivery. Customers usually pay before eating at these restaurants. Most industry players sell beverages but do not usually provide alcohol.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.