MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Feb. 16, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Perkins & Marie Callender's, LLC, parent company of Perkins Restaurant & Bakery today announced that for the fiscal year ending December 27, 2015, Perkins Corporate restaurants saw a 4.5% increase in same store sales and a 3.0% increase in guest counts; franchise locations posted same store sales gains of 2.3%. The Company cites several key initiatives as primary drivers of Perkins' success, each of which, according to President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Warne, were "designed to elevate perceptions of the Perkins brand and increase its relevance among current and prospective guests." The initiatives include:
Warne states, "2015 marks the second consecutive year of positive same store sales and guest counts for Perkins Restaurant & Bakery and the strategies currently in place are serving to reinvigorate the brand. In the coming year, we intend to continue the positive momentum as we focus on delivering memorable dining experiences featuring high quality product offerings at an outstanding value, served in attractive, welcoming and contemporary facilities."
Founded in 1958, Perkins system consists of 403 restaurants in 33 states andCanada, which includes 132 company-owned and operated restaurants and 271 franchised units. Information about Perkins franchise opportunities can be found atwww.perkinsrestaurants.com or by calling Cassandra Bremer / Franchise Dynamics at #417.612.9217.
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