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Dien Rice
January 6, 2022, 09:36 PM
I just saw this news...

Sonic Drive-In restaurants increased sales by $1 billion in 2020! (Growing by 21%...)

For those who don't know, Sonic is the largest still-existing chain of carhop restaurants, with over 3,500 restaurants in the USA...

Carhops are those people you see, mostly in older movies like American Graffiti (1973)... where the waiter or waitress brings the food to your car... Sometimes wearing roller skates...

It's mostly an American phenomenon...

Of course, in the Covid era, it feels much safer to eat in your car than in the restaurant...

From my quick research, it looks like Sonic has kept growing with even more new restaurants in 2021...

https://i0.wp.com/retailsystems.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Sonic-Carhop.jpg

This is how Sonic increased sales by $1 billion during the pandemic, according to the drive-in chain’s president
https://www.businessinsider.com/sonics-drive-in-model-grew-sales-by-1-billion-in-2020-2021-6

Best wishes!

Dien


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