Ups & Downs: Movement in SN's Top 50

Ups & Downs: Movement in SN's Top 50

The 2014 list of independents and small chains shows growth among some, challenges among others

For a large number of independent operators, 2013 was not a year to remember.

Of the companies on SN’s 2014 list of the Top 50 Small Chains and Independents, 40% experienced flat or lower sales —14 of whom saw revenues drop and six others who were stuck in neutral.

Asked why 2013 was such a difficult year,

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