This is part of the Nation’s Restaurant News annual Second 100 report, a proprietary ranking of restaurant brands Nos. 101-200 by U.S. systemwide sales and other data.
The Second 100 Pizza segment grew aggregate sales 8 percent in the Latest Year on a solid performance from segment leader Hungry Howie’s Pizza and bright spots from rising brands.
Hungry Howie’s securely held on to its No. 1 rank in the segment, with U.S. systemwide sales up 10.4 percent, to $378.2 million, $146.4 million ahead of No. 2 Pizza player Pizza Ranch. The results earned Hungry Howie’s the 107th spot in the Second 100, up from No. 115.
The chain’s performance was fueled by a 10.7 percent rise in Estimated Sales Per Unit, as the Madison Heights, Mich.-based chain maintained its unit count at 548. To read more click here.