Firehouse Subs ranks No. 2 fastest growing U.S.

Photo Credit: Biz JournalsFirehouse Subs ranked as the second fastest growing restaurant chain over $200 million in sales in the nation in 2012.

The Jacksonville-based chain reported a 33.5 percent increase in sales to $380 million in 2012 from 2011, and a 19.3 percent change in the number of restaurant units, according to data from Technomic Inc. Only Dickey’s Barbecue Pit ranked higher on the list with a 46.5 percent growth in sales to $249 million.

Firehouse was the highest ranked of three different sub chains on the list. Jersey Mike’s Subs, ranked No. 3 with a 26.3 percent increase in sales to $348 million and Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich Shop ranked No. 5 with a 24.6 percent increase to $1.26 billion. Read More.

Posted on March 22, 2013 and filed under Fast Casual.