In this Nov. 25, 2016 file photo, a man is seen walking past the McDonald’s at the West Village Mall in New York.
While McDonald’s has struggled to keep pace with the rising popularity of fast food, the fast-food chain has continued to increase sales, while increasing sales of other brands have tumbled.
The fast-casual chain is in a unique position to take advantage of the fast food trend.
While fast food has become a global phenomenon, the chain has been relatively slow to capitalize on its growing popularity, and has been losing ground.
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)