Sales rose 3.5 percent for the 500 largest restaurant chains across the U.S. in 2013, but that increase was significantly lower than the 4.9-percent growth seen in 2012, according to an annual survey released Monday by research firm Technomic Inc. U.S. systemwide sales for the Top 500 chains grew to an estimated $264 billion last year, rising more than $8.8 billion compared with 2012. Still, the pace of growth appears to be slowing, said Ron Paul, Technomic’s ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!
Questions about your account or how to access content?