Greer Companies started 2013 with 32 Cheddar’s units, and chief executive Phil Greer’s goal is to grow that total to 42 by year’s end. That’s a blistering pace of expansion by anyone’s count, and especially considering that each Cheddar’s unit is about 8,600 square feet, employs 200 people and, once operating, averages more than $4 million in annual sales. But Greer, a franchisee of the Irving, Texas-based casual-dining chain since 1997, is poised to ...

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