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Most Recent Articles

National Labor Market Continues to Strengthen 3/6/2015 1:14:59 PM

The national economy added nearly 3.3 million jobs during the last 12 months, which marks the largest 12-month gain in nearly 15 years.

Restaurant Job Growth Remains Strong 3/6/2015 1:13:58 PM

Despite the challenging weather conditions in parts of the country, restaurants continued to add jobs at a robust pace in February.  Preliminary figures show that eating and drinking places added more than 150,000 jobs during the last three months alone, which would go down as the rest...

Food Service Contractors and Snack-and-Nonalcoholic-Beverage Bars Led Job Growth in Recent Months 3/6/2015 1:11:40 PM Job growth within the restaurant industry was broad-based across segments in recent months, and was led by food service contractors and snack-and-nonalcoholic-beverage bars.
Menu Prices Continued to Rise in January, While Gas Prices Drove Overall Inflation Negative 3/4/2015 1:18:43 PM

Menu prices continued to rise at a steady pace in January, while 12-month inflation turned negative for the first time in more than five years.  

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