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Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN) Releases Top 100 Report

The NRN 2014 Top 100 Report of the largest restaurant chains and foodservice companies in the U.S. showed a total market size of $222.1 billion in sales in 2013, which represents a 3.2% increase over 2012, lagging behind the prior year's 5.6% increase, due to consumer cutbacks and the October 2013 government shutdown.  The largest segments are Burger (32.7%), Casual Dining (16.7%), Beverage-Snack (9.3%), Sandwich (8.6%), and Pizza (7.5%). For U.S. Chain Systemwide Sales, McDonald's is at the top of the list with $35.9 billion in… Read More