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2015 International Top 25: Ranking brands by estimated sales per unit

This story is a part of NRN’s International Top 25, an annual look at the 25 largest restaurant chains and companies based outside of the United States and Canada based on their worldwide foodservice sales. Sales and figures were calculated by London-based Euromonitor International.

The concepts fielded by this year’s International Top 25 chains and their estimated sales per unit, or ESPU, range from the large-scale small-pub Enterprise Inns system of Solihull, England, to in-store cafeteria operator IKEA of Delft, Netherlands.

With 5,300 locations at year-end, Enterprise Inn had a 2014 ESPU of $193,000 and IKEA, with 357 units, had an ESPU of $4.3 million.

ESPU is a proprietary Nation’s Restaurant News metric calculated using Euromonitor Internat

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