Wendy's General and Administrative Expenses

General and administrative expenses of Wendy's 2010-2018

Amounts are in millions.

YearG&A expenses ($Millions)
2018$190
2017$204
2016$237
2015$257
2014$261
2013$292
2012$288
2011$292
2010$311.5

 (Sources: Wendy's Annual Reports from 10K and quarterly reports and presentations)

The general and administrative expenses of Wendy's totalled $190 million in 2018 compared to $204 million in 2017. 

The Wendy's restaurant chain is the world's third largest QSR company in the hamburger sandwich segment.  The company operates its business through franchisees mainly.

The Number of wendy's restaurants in North America totalled 6,178. Number of company owned restaurants in 2018 was 353 (all in US). Number of Franchised restaurants in US was 5,457, in Canada 368 and number of international franchised restaurants was  533. The first Wendy's restaurant opened in Columbus, Ohio in 1969.  The company's principal sources of revenues include the sales at the company owned restaurants and the royalties, rents and franchise fees received from franchisees .