Taco Bell restaurant count 2010-2021
Yum! Brands subsidiaries
Taco Bell is owned by Yum! Brands, parent company to Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Pizza Hut. With nearly 27 thousand restaurants worldwide, KFC has the most establishments of the Yum! Brands subsidiaries. Although there is a large difference in the number of units, Taco Bell is only slightly less successful than its sister company in terms of revenue - generating 2.24 billion U.S. dollars revenue in 2021. Comparatively, the revenue of KFC amounted to around 2.79 billion U.S. dollars in that year.
Despite its growing number of stores worldwide and increasing revenue, Taco Bell ranked below the average quick service restaurant's American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) score of 78 in 2021. During that year, Taco Bell received a score of 74. Taco Bell also ranked below both of its affiliate companies, KFC and Pizza Hut, who were awarded scores of 79 and 78 respectively.