Applebee's facts for kids

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Type Wholly owned subsidiary
Industry Restaurants
Genre Casual dining
When it was created Decatur, Georgia, U.S. (January 1, 1980 (1980-01-01))
People who started it Bill Palmer, TJ Palmer
Headquarters Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Number of locations 2,003 (2013)
Area served Worldwide
Key people Julia Stewart, CEO of DineEquity, Inc.
Mike Archer, President
Money earned Increase US$2.52 billion (2006)
Operating income Increase US$130.78 million (2006)
Net income Increase US$80.91 million (2006)
Total assets Increase US$935.4 million (2006)
Total equity Increase US$486.65 million (2006)
Employees 28,000 (2013)
Parent DineEquity, Inc.

Applebee's is an American food company that develops, franchises and operates Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill. There are over two thousand restaurants all across the United States, Puerto Rico and several outside countries. The concept of this company represents casual dining. Their food includes salads, shrimp, chicken, pasta, barbecue ribs and fish. The company is centered in Kansas City, Missouri. It was put into operation on November 19, 1980.

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