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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.
5. Seasons 52
Aggressive unit expansion and estimated sales per unit, or ESPU, of $6.1 million moved Seasons 52 into the Second 100. Though ESPU dipped slightly in the Latest Year, it reflected high new unit growth that affected systemwide average sales per unit, not comps.
Latest-Year U.S. systemwide sales: $165 million
Latest-Year sales growth: 29.9%
Second 100 sales rank: 183
U.S. unit count: 31 (up 34.8%)
ESPU: $6.1 million (down 3.8%)