Schlotzsky’s Inc. (Nasdaq:BUNZ) today announced sales trends of the Schlotzsky’s® Deli system for the four-week period of July 2000.

These sales include all restaurants in the system, including both franchised restaurants and company-owned restaurants.

Same store sales for the four-week period of July 2000 increased 4.0% over July 1999. Average weekly sales for July 2000 were $11,978, a 7.2% increase over the same period in 1999. Systemwide sales for all restaurants in the Schlotzsky’s® Deli system for July 2000 were $34.9 million, a 5.8% increase over the same period in 1999.

Schlotzsky’s Inc., founded in Austin in 1971, is a brand licensor and franchisor of quick-service deli restaurants featuring sandwiches served on distinctive sourdough bread, along with pizza, salad, soups, and deli items. As of June 30, 2000 there were 745 Schlotzsky’s® Deli restaurants operating in 37 states and D.C. and 12 foreign countries. Visit www.schlotzskys.com for more information and e-coupons. For easy spelling, try

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