BJ's Brewery announces sales record

DOWNEY - BJ's Brewery & Restaurant at Stonewood Center recorded first-day sales of $25,000 on Aug. 3, a franchise record, company officials have announced.The news came as BJ's announced a revenue increase of 17 percent from last year, beating analysts' estimates by one cent. BJ's opened 15 restaurants last year and will open up to 11 more this year. The company, based in Huntington Beach, currently operates 84 restaurants but previously announced a goal of 300 stores.

********** Published: August 14, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 17