Charleys Philly Steaks


How chicken wings helped Charleys escape the mall

A Deeper Dive: Charleys Philly Steaks President Candra Alisiswanto joins the podcast to talk about the company’s growth strategy and its new stand-alone locations.


Charleys Philly Steaks is finding a new life outside the mall

The cheesesteak chain has added chicken wings and technology to its concept and is suddenly thriving in traditional locations.

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Serves grilled-to-order subs and 100% USDA Choice steak sandwiches in a welcoming and relaxed setting

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It’s known for signature Philly steak sandwiches, gourmet fries and grilled-to-order subs

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The sandwich category increased sales by 2.9% and units by 0.3%, despite category heavyweight Subway's 1.7% sales decline and 1.3% unit decline.

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