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This story is part of NRN’s Second 100 special report, a proprietary census ranking the foodservice industry’s largest restaurant chains and companies by sales and unit data, among other metrics.
Stripes debuted high up the Second 100 roster, given a growing store base and rising sales from its Laredo Taco Company in-store restaurant concept, which offers beef fajita tacos for $1.99 and plated foods with two sides for $3.99.
Latest-Year U.S. systemwide sales: $206.6 million
Latest-Year sales growth: 10.8%
Second 100 sales rank: 161
U.S. unit count: 559 (up 3.3%)
ESPU: $375,600 (up 5%)