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2018 Top 500: Bakery Cafe

The Top 250 limited-service bakery-cafe chains, ranked.
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Bakery-cafe chains within the Top 500 grew sales 4.6% in 2017; unit count increased 0.1%. Seven saw positive sales growth, while 7 saw sales drop.

2018 RankChain Name2017 US Sales ($000,000)2017 US Units
11Panera Bread$5,465*2,050
82Einstein Bros. Bagels$543*695
104Corner Bakery Cafe$374187
114Au Bon Pain$344212
179la Madeleine Country French Cafe$197*88
181Le Pain Quotidien$194*87
187Pret a Manger$185*93
195Bruegger’s Bagels$178*230
233Biggby Coffee$132*249
243The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf$127265
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

*Technomic estimate; Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report

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