Jimmy Johns opens 1,000th store


Champaign, IL - Champaign-based Jimmy Johns Sandwich Shops reaches a milestone.

The chain recently opened it's 1,000th store in Beaverton, Oregon. It's opened nearly 200 new locations in the last three years. One food industry research firm ranks Jimmy Johns as the fourth-fastest growing food chain in the country in 2009, raking in $602 million in sales.

The first Jimmy Johns opened in Charleston back in 1983.

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