Canada's Edo Japan hits 100 units, builds dinner business

05/24/2011 | Financial Post (Canada)

Fast-casual chain Edo Japan recently opened its 100th eatery in Canada and hit $60 million in annual sales. The chain began as a mall-based concept but grew beyond food courts to free-standing stores after customers said they would eat there more often if there were more convenient locations. Mall stores drew lunch crowds, but the new locations also created a larger audience for dinner, said CEO Tom Donaldson.

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