Schlotzsky’s Inc. (Nasdaq:BUNZ) yesterday announced sales trends of the Schlotzsky’s® Deli system for the four-week period of October 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 October 2000 increased 1.2% over October 1999. Average weekly sales for October 2000 were $11,634, a 5.2% increase over the same period in 1999. Systemwide sales for all restaurants in the Schlotzsky’s® Deli system for October 2000 were $33.6 million, a 2.4% increase over the same period in 1999.

Schlotzsky’s Inc., founded in Austin, Texas, in 1971, is a brand licensor and franchisor of quick-service deli restaurants featuring sandwiches served on distinctive sourdough bread, along with pizzas, salads, soups and deli items. As of Sept. 30, 2000, there were 722 Schlotzsky’s® Deli restaurants open and operating in 38 states, the District of Columbia and 11 foreign countries. Visit for more information and e-coupons. For easy spelling, try

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