Sonic Drive-In is a company that operates and franchises a chain of drive-thru restaurants. Its food items include specialty drinks, such as limeades and slushes, ice cream desserts, snacks, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, and hamburgers.

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Sonic Drive-In was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, US

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Sonic Drive-In Office Locations

Sonic Drive-In has an office in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, US (HQ)
300 Johnny Bench Dr
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Sonic Drive-In Financials and Metrics

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Sonic Drive-In Revenue

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Sonic Drive-In's revenue was reported to be $423.59 m in FY, 2018
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Sonic Drive-In Operating Metrics

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Commitments for Drive-ins


Franchised Restaurants

3.13 k3.14 k3.21 k3.37 k

Owned Restaurants

391 387 345 228


3.52 k3.53 k3.56 k3.59 k
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Sonic Drive-In News and Updates

Ben Schwartz to voice 'Sonic the Hedgehog'

Actor-comedian Ben Schwartz has been roped in to voice "Sonic the Hedgehog" in Paramount Picutres' live-action movie. The film, based on Sega's one of the most popular characters, also stars James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, and Jim Carrey. Sega launched the Sonic game in 1991 and has sold more than 360 …

Ben Schwartz to voice 'Sonic the Hedgehog' in movie

Actor Ben Schwartz has been roped in to voice the title character "Sonic the Hedgehog" in the upcoming movie.

Ben Schwartz signs up for 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie

Hollywood actor Ben Schwartz has some speedy shoes to fill as the star will now voice the title character, Sonic, in 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie.The movie will be directed by Oscar-nominated director, Jeff Fowler, and will be a blend live-action with computer graphic elements, confirmed Variety.The l…

Sonic increases 2019 dividend program

Sonic Corp. said late Wednesday its board of directors has increased the company's dividend program for next year. Beginning in the first fiscal quarter of 2019, Sonic expects to declare a quarterly dividend of 19 cents a share, which represents an increase of almost 19% from the current quarterly …

TAGG Sonic Angle 1 bluetooth speaker: No nonsense on a budget

The TAGG Sonic Angle 1 comes with a sturdy, splash and water resistant design with support for Google Assistant and Siri

5 fighting game guest characters weirder than Negan in Tekken 7

Bandai Namco announced at the fighting game tournament EVO that Negan from AMC’s The Walking Dead would join Tekken 7 as a new DLC fighter. That might seem bizarre, and … it is. But this is nothing new for fighting games. The developers in this genre discovered decades ago that they can attract fans…
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Sonic Drive-In Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sonic Drive-In founded?

    Sonic Drive-In was founded in 1953.

  • How many employees does Sonic Drive-In have?

    Sonic Drive-In has 1,560 employees.

  • What is Sonic Drive-In revenue?

    Latest Sonic Drive-In annual revenue is $423.6 m.

  • What is Sonic Drive-In revenue per employee?

    Latest Sonic Drive-In revenue per employee is $271.5 k.

  • Who are Sonic Drive-In competitors?

    Competitors of Sonic Drive-In include Casey’s General Stores, Seattle Coffee Company and Ruby Tuesday.

  • Where is Sonic Drive-In headquarters?

    Sonic Drive-In headquarters is located at 300 Johnny Bench Dr, Oklahoma City.

  • Where are Sonic Drive-In offices?

    Sonic Drive-In has an office in Oklahoma City.

  • How many offices does Sonic Drive-In have?

    Sonic Drive-In has 1 office.