Barberitos Sees Sales Growth During Pandemic

    Industry News | August 10, 2020

    Barberitos continues to defy the odds by experiencing sales growth for its year over year numbers. Under the leadership and creativity of the chain’s Founder & CEO Downing Barber, Barberitos quickly discovered ways to be resilient and innovate in support of its franchisees, as well as to ensure the safety of its team members and guests. The popular fast-casual Southwestern Grille and Cantina has 50 locations across the Southeast.

    For the first week in July, the year over year sales increases include:

    • Same-store sales were up by 5.75 percent
    • Total sales revenue for the brand rose 2.1 percent

    In July, the chain is celebrating the grand opening of its Abingdon, Virginia. location and the reopening of its Augusta, Georgia. location after a full remodel. The Fernandina Beach, Florida. location is also undergoing complete remodel and will open in late August. 

    “I’m proud of the way our Barberitos family of franchisees rallied together to support each other and the communities they serve during these trying times,” said Barber. “Our brand has weathered the storm and has become stronger. We’re excited to open our newest location and can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

    Barberitos has instituted numerous proactive safety steps as recommended by the CDC and FDA, as well as expanded curbside and delivery options for its guests. 

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