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Restaurant Performance Index Remained Elevated in January 2/27/2015 9:20:38 AM Buoyed by higher same-store sales and traffic and a positive outlook among operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained elevated in January.  The RPI – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. res...
Restaurant Operators Reported Positive Same-Store Sales in January 2/27/2015 8:56:16 AM

A majority of restaurant operators reported higher same-store sales for the 11th consecutive month in January, with casual dining operators posting the strongest net gain, according to the National Restaurant Association’s monthly Restaurant Industry Tracking Survey.  

Majority of Restaurant Operators are Planning for Equipment Purchases in the Next Six Months 2/27/2015 8:55:59 AM The outlook for equipment purchases remains positive in the coming months, with 57 percent of restaurant operators saying they plan to make a capital expenditure for equipment in the next six months.
Restaurant Operators Remain Cautious About the Economy 2/27/2015 8:55:45 AM Restaurant operators remain cautious about direction of the overall economy.  Thirty-five percent of restaurant operators said they expect economic conditions to improve in six months, while 10 percent expect economic conditions to worsen.  

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