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Menu Price Growth Slowed in July; Grocery Store Prices Rose for the Second Consecutive Month 8/19/2015 11:08:52 AM

Growth in menu prices slowed in July, while grocery store prices rose sharply for the second consecutive month.  

Menu Price Growth Strongest in the Midwest and South Regions 8/19/2015 11:06:50 AM

The Midwest and South regions saw the strongest menu price growth in recent months, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Menu prices increased at a 3.2 percent rate in the Midwest region during the last 12 months, slightly above the 3.1 percent menu price gain in the South reg...

Commodity Prices Were Mostly Lower in July 8/19/2015 11:05:25 AM

Individual commodity prices were mostly lower in July, led by declines in beef and pork.

Restaurant Sales Remain on a Positive Trajectory 8/19/2015 11:05:08 AM

Restaurant sales registered a solid gain in July, as consumers ramped up spending across several discretionary sectors.  Looking forward, a number of factors are providing tailwinds for additional consumer spending growth, including an improving job market, rising income, and the conti...

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