Applebee's logoApplebee’s International Inc. is a casual-dining chain with 1,885 U.S. locations and more than $4.5 billion in U.S. systemwide sales. It’s a division of Glendale, Calif.-based DineEquity Inc., the publicly traded company (Ticker: DIN) that also owns IHOP Corp. Applebee’s was acquired by IHOP in 2007, and the combined company became DineEquity. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar has been expanding its late-night bar and menu offerings.

Chain Snapshot

Segment: Casual Dining

Headquarters: Kansas City, Mo.

CEO: Julia Stewart

Financial Data

Systemwide Sales: $4.5 billion (U.S., FY 2012)

Total Units: 1,885
(U.S., FY 2012)

Sales Per Unit: $2.39 million (Estimated, FY 2012)

Source: NRN Top 100 report


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