These rustic Belgian bakery-cafes, whose centerpiece is a large communal table, sell organic, Fair Trade priced coffee and an increasing number of products from self-sustaining, bio-diverse farms. The brand was founded in Brussels in 1990 by Alain Coumont, and the Belgian owners, PQ Licensing S.A. They opened the first stateside store in 1999.
|Location||New York, N.Y.|
|2006 Systemwide Sales ($000,000)||$32,000,000|
|YOY Sales Change||14.3%|
|2006 U.S. Units||20|
|YOY Unit Change||17.6%|
|2006 Average Unit Volume ($000)||$1,700,000|
|Future 50 Year||2007|