The Krystal quick-service chain specializes in hamburgers and has 350 units. In the latest year tracked by Nation’s Restaurant News, it earned $414 million in U.S. systemwide sales. Krystal was founded in 1932.

Chain Snapshot

Segment: Quick-service

Headquarters: Atlanta

CEO: Doug Pendergast

Financial Data

Systemwide Sales: $414.0 million (U.S., FY 2012)

Total Units: 350
(U.S., FY 2012)

Sales Per Unit: $1.17 million (Estimated, FY 2012)

Source: NRN Top 100 report


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