McDonald's says nearly 9 in 10 Americans eat its food at least once a year
· More than 85% of Americans visit McDonald's at least once a year, its US chief said Thursday.
· There is roughly one McDonald's restaurant per 24,000 people in the US.
· Comparable sales are now above pre-pandemic levels, though the number of visitors is still down.
Grace Dean, Business Insider
Apr 30, 2021
Nearly nine in every 10 Americans order from McDonald's at least once a year, Joe Erlinger, the president of McDonald's USA, said at its earnings call Thursday.
The chain owns 14,000 restaurants across the US – about one restaurant per 24,000 people.
Discussing the loyalty app that McDonald's plans to launch nationally later this year, Erlinger said a pilot in New England and Phoenix was well received by both restaurant operators and customers.
"85% plus of the US population actually comes to McDonald's at least one time a year," he said...