As temperatures drop, A&W Restaurants is heating up its menu with the return of Sriracha Cheese Curds. Introduced as a limited-time offer last year, they quickly sold out.
A&W Restaurants is closing in on its best annual comp-sales performance in five years, having posted a 13.5 percent increase in in September.
August sales at franchised A&W Restaurants grew 8.2 percent over last year, following double-digit increases in February, May, June and July.
Sales at franchised A&W restaurants soared 12 percent in July, the third straight month of double-digit same-store sales growth. By comparison, year-over-year average weekly sales at U.S.
National Root Beer Float Day, the annual celebration of the frothy, all-American summertime treat, is quickly approaching, as is the deadline to enter A&W Restaurants’ Float-a-Friend sweepstakes.
Same-store sales at A&W Restaurants’ franchised gas and convenience store locations jumped by double digits in June, although Americans were driving fewer miles and buying less gas than usual.
A&W Restaurants is expanding from California to New York and from Louisiana to Minnesota, the result of agreements signed with 10 new franchisees.
A&W Restaurants posted double-digit, year-over-year sales in May, with some franchise locations doubling their sales.
A&W’s newest restaurant is located in the historic Wild West town of Tonopah, Nevada, inside the Mizpah Club casino. It is adjacent to the landmark “Jewel of the Desert” Mizpah Hotel.