CHICAGO -- Sales growth for the nation's Top 100 chain restaurants outpaced unit growth for the first time in several years, according to the annual survey by Technomic Inc. here, one of the nation's leading food-service industry tracking firms. In 1998, sales growth registered 6.3%, compared with unit increases that only topped 1.7%, according to the survey. Putting the number in perspective, researchers noted that for most of the 1990s, companies focused on constructing units to boost ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.