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Restaurant Performance Index declined 1.1% in January 2/29/2024 6:22:36 AM The decline was due primarily to dampened readings in the current situation indicators.  
Current Situation Index fell 3.2% in January 2/29/2024 6:21:27 AM A majority of restaurant operators reported negative same-store sales readings in January.
Wholesale food prices declined 3.9% from year-ago levels 2/22/2024 2:55:25 PM That represented the ninth consecutive decline on a 12-month basis.
Restaurant sales rose for the 11th consecutive month in January 2/15/2024 1:42:42 PM Given the positive economic outlook and healthy household balance sheets, the upward sales trajectory likely has more room to run. 

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