McDonald's Competitors' Key Highlights

Key Highlights

McDonald's Competitors or Alternatives

McDonald's's top competitors include KFC, Burger King and Subway.

RANK

COMPANY

CEO

CEO RATING

EMPLOYEES

FUNDING

REVENUE

McDonald's's company profile

Chris Kempczinski

President & CEO

73/100
200,000
$3B
$23.8B
1
McDonald's's Competitor - KFC logo

Sabir Sami

CEO

90/100
100,000
- -
$2.8B
2
McDonald's's Competitor - Burger King logo

Jose Cil

CEO

77/100
45,000
$4.1B
$23.4B
3
McDonald's's Competitor - Subway logo

John Chidsey

CEO

64/100
410,000
- -
$8.3B
4
McDonald's's Competitor - Starbucks logo

Howard Schultz

CEO

87/100
383,000
$1.9B
$31.3B
5
McDonald's's Competitor - Pizza Hut logo

Aaron Powell

CEO

70/100
350,000
- -
$1B
6
McDonald's's Competitor - Wendy's logo

Todd A. Penegor

President & CEO

93/100
14,500
- -
$1.9B
7
McDonald's's Competitor - Dominos Pizza logo

Russell Weiner

CEO

82/100
13,500
$339.1M
$4.4B
8
McDonald's's Competitor - Jack in the Box logo

Darin Harris

CEO

70/100
5,300
$2.4B
$1.2B
9
McDonald's's Competitor - White Castle logo

Lisa Ingram

President & CEO

100/100
10,000
$5M
$720.6M
10
McDonald's's Competitor - Carl's Jr logo

Ned Lyerly

CEO

76/100
10,000
- -
$1.2B
11
McDonald's's Competitor - Chipotle logo

Brian Niccol

Chairman & CEO

82/100
97,700
$650M
$7.8B
12
McDonald's's Competitor - In-N-Out logo

Lynsi Snyder

President & CEO

80/100
16,000
- -
$957M

KFC is the biggest rival of McDonald's. KFC was founded in 1930, and its headquarters is in Louisville, Kentucky. KFC operates in the Restaurant Franchises industry. KFC has 100,000 fewer employees than McDonald's.

Burger King has been one of McDonald's's top competitors. Burger King is a Private company that was founded in Sacramento, California in 1954. Burger King competes in the Restaurants industry. Burger King has 155,000 fewer employees vs. McDonald's.

Subway is McDonald's's #3 rival. Subway was founded in 1965 in Milford, Connecticut. Subway is in the Restaurant Franchises industry. Subway generates $15.4B less revenue than McDonald's.

Frequently Asked Questions about McDonald's

  1. Who are McDonald's's top competitors?

    McDonald's's top 3 competitors are KFC, Burger King, Subway.
  2. Who is similar to McDonald's?

    KFC is the most similar to McDonald's. Burger King and Subway are also similar to McDonald's.
  1. Are McDonald's and KFC competitors?

    Yes, KFC is one of McDonald's’s top competitors.