ATLANTA, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arby's Brand is entering 2014 strong, posting annual same-store sales (SSS) figures that outperformed the QSR industry in 2013.
For calendar year 2013, Arby's System SSS increased 2.8 percent versus +0.2 percent for the QSR industry overall (according to data from the NPD Group), representing 2.6 percentage points of outperformance. During the fourth quarter of 2013, Arby's achieved its 13th consecutive quarter of same store sales growth.
"We attribute these positive results to our continued efforts to revitalize the Arby's brand and to the dedication of our restaurant teams and franchise organizations," said Paul Brown, CEO of Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. "We intend to build upon this momentum going forward in 2014 as we focus on launching more innovative and delicious products, revamping our advertising, remodeling our restaurants and, most importantly, continuing to serve, refresh and delight our guests every day."
As the Brand prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, recent sales figures showcase that the Arby's Brand is thriving within the quick service restaurant (QSR) space and is well-positioned for continued growth.
About Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc.
Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. is a leading international quick-service restaurant company operating and franchising more than 3,400 restaurants worldwide. Arby's was the first nationally franchised, coast-to-coast sandwich chain and has been serving fresh, craveable meals since it opened its doors in 1964. The Arby's brand strives to inspire smiles through delicious experiences. We are on a never-ending quest for the perfect sandwich, starting with the Classic Roast Beef and French Dip to the deli-style Market Fresh® line of sandwiches and salads. Visit Arbys.com for more information and to connect with Arby's on Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Instagram and other social media channels.
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