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Fast Food Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Fast Food Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC H4512 | Dec 2014

Burger blues: Strong competition leads to downward pressure on profitability

IBISWorld’s Fast Food Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$16bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
150,639
Businesses
25,141
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

A dramatic health kick has transformed the Fast Food Services industry over the past five years. While revenue is forecast to rise by an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2014-15, this weak growth is largely due to poor performance in 2010-11 and 2011-12. Industry demand has been affected by increased consumer awareness about the nutritional content of fast food and a conscious effort by consumers to choose healthier options. Industry operators have responded with the introduction of a range of healthier, premium choices with less fat, sugar and salt. This change in consumer preferences has also led to an influx of new operators offering higher quality fast-food options. Industry revenue is forecast to post solid growth over 2014-15, rising by 2.7% to total $15.6 billion... purchase to read more

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The industry is characterised by medium barriers to entry and the trend is steady. While operators are able to enter the industry with relative ease, gaining a sustainable market share is much more difficult. Capital intensity and the rate of technological change in the industry are low, which is an incentive for new players to enter. Ongoing investment in equipment is minimal for the industry compared with the daily labour input and associated wage costs.

Technological advances implemented by the industry's major players have been minor. These have included point-of-sale systems - which have streamlined the ordering process - and websites providing product information... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fast Food Services Industry?

Industry operators primarily sell fast food including burgers, pizza, sandwiches and sushi. Produce used in fast food is often purchased from wholesalers in its raw state and then transformed into fast food at store premises. Mobile food vans and milk bars that predominantly sell takeaway food and drinks are included in the industry.

Industry Products
BurgersPizzaChicken-based fast foodSandwiches, salads and juicesEthnic fast foodDesserts and confectioneryPastry-based meals and fish and chips
 
Industry Activities
Cooked chicken retailing Pizza retailingHamburger retailing Fish and chips retailing Sandwich retailingJuice bar operationMobile food truck operationSushi retailing


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