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And yet, not all news is positive for the restaurant industry

Restaurant operators’ optimism wanes

NRA’s Restaurant Performance Index slips in June

July 30, 2010 | By Paul Frumkin

Restaurant operators appear to be less optimistic about their future prospects, which contributed to a decline in the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index for the third consecutive month.

The RPI fell to 99.5 in June, a decline of 0.3 percent from May and the lowest level since February, according to the NRA. It also marks the second consecutive month the RPI has stood below 100, which reflects contraction in the monthly index of key foodservice industry indicators.

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2 responses to “And yet, not all news is positive for the restaurant industry

  1. Marta Daniels August 4, 2010 at 7:59 am

    You know, they’ve been going back and forth, up and down, its getting better, its getting worse, and I’ve learned that, in these perilous economic times,especially as a server, you just have to roll with the punches day to day. My place is doing pretty decent even in the summer, and I know we’ll pick up even more in the fall, so God is good. Interesting statistics there, thanks for sharing them! God bless!

  2. zmfrederick April 18, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    Interesting post. You might be interested in this: new survey finds that consumers are embracing online food ordering and that nearly half of all those who have ordered online prefer it to all other ordering methods. Check it out here:

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