2015 Second 100: Smoothie concepts lead unit-level sales growth

2015 Second 100: Smoothie concepts lead unit-level sales growth

This is part of Nation’s Restaurant News’ annual Second 100 report, a proprietary census ranking restaurant brands Nos. 101-200 by U.S. systemwide sales and other data. This special report focuses on a smaller, more growth-oriented universe than the Top 100 report.

An improving restaurant industry has helped drive many chains’ unit-level sales higher in the Latest Year, based on Nation’s Restaurant News Second 100 data.

For Second 100 concepts, estimated sales per unit, or ESPU, grew 2.5 percent, nearly double the 1.3-percent growth from the Preceding Year. Likewise, larger chains in the Top 100 averaged unit-level growth of 3 percent, which was more than double the 1.2-percent growth in the Preceding Year.

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