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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.
2. Marco's Pizza
Marco’s Pizza boosted its system sales by 32.5 percent in the Latest Year with a sales growth strategy that balanced specialties like South Philly Cheese Steak pizza with promotions such as the Big Square Deal combo to counter those of bigger rivals.
Latest-Year U.S. systemwide sales: $197 million
Latest-Year sales growth: 32.5%
Second 100 sales rank: 166
U.S. unit count: 334 (up 21%)
ESPU: $645,900 (up 7.1%)