2015 Top 100: Growth patterns shift for major restaurant brands

2015 Top 100: Growth patterns shift for major restaurant brands

This is part of Nation’s Restaurant News’ annual Top 100 report, a proprietary census ranking the foodservice industry’s largest restaurant chains and companies by sales and unit data, among other metrics.

New-unit development and improved unit-level performance drove the largest brands in foodservice to another year of total sales growth, up 4.6 percent from a year earlier, according to Nations’ Restaurant News Top 100 research.

While top-line trends remained stable, new storylines developed in the 2015 report. A new second-largest restaurant chain was found when Starbucks Coffee overtook Subway by a margin of $754 million in U.S. systemwide sales. Newcomers Raising Cane&rs

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