NRA Operator Survey Paints Optimistic Picture
This is great news for everyone and it’s the kind of article we are seeing more and more. I think it’s a tribute to entrepreneurs and restaurant managers in all concepts. From innovative menu restructuring to creative customer development restauranteurs have weathered the storm and have reason to celebrate. Read entire article
The latest National Restaurant Association survey of operators showed that although same-store sales remained negative in July, restaurateurs reported an improvement from June’s soft performance. In addition, more operators reported a positive future economic outlook than had three months earlier.
The optimism moved the NRA Restaurant Performance Index, or RPI, to its first gain in three months. The association’s RPI — a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry — stood at 98.1 in July, up 0.3 percent from its June level, according to a report released Monday by the Washington, D.C.-based NRA