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Restaurant Operators Reported Higher Customer Traffic in August 10/1/2014 3:23:58 PM

Restaurant operators overall reported positive customer traffic results in August.  Forty-five percent of restaurant operators reported an increase in customer traffic levels between August 2013 and August 2014, while 31 percent reported lower traffic levels.  On the segment level...

Restaurant Operators Remain Generally Optimistic About Sales Growth 10/1/2014 3:23:11 PM

Restaurant operators remain positive about sales growth in the months ahead.  Forty-five percent of restaurant operators expect to have higher sales in six months (compared to the same period in the previous year), while only 5 percent of operators expect their sales to decline in six ...

Restaurant Operators Reported Relatively Steady Staffing Levels in August 10/1/2014 3:22:02 PM

Restaurant operators overall reported relatively steady staffing levels in August.  Nineteen percent of operators said they added employees in August, while 21 percent of operators cut staffing levels.  Within the segments, staffing trends were mixed in recent months.

Restaurant Operators Reported Relatively Steady Employee Hours in August 10/1/2014 3:21:11 PM

Restaurant operators reported steady employee hours in August.  Nineteen percent of operators reported an increase in average employee hours between August 2013 and August 2014, while 19 percent reported a decline.  

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