Panda Express has quietly established itself as a fast-casual stalwart, posting another year of double-digit sales growth (12%). "They continue to have just strong year after strong year, and there's never any competition in their segment," said Schimpf.

Top 500 Year2020
2019 U.S. Sales ($000,000)$3,946
YOY Sales Change12.0%
2019 U.S. Units2,209
YOY Unit Change4.9%
SegmentFast Casual
Menu CategoryAsian/Noodle

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