Build-Your-Own Built to Lead Fast-Casual Growth
Customization, personalized menu items and staff engagement drive rapid sales expansion for restaurant brands, Technomic finds
For the first time on record in December, monthly sales at restaurants exceeded grocery stores sales, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. This development was hinted at through preliminary data releases in recent months, but was officially confirmed by today's annual benchmark of Census data.
As a result of higher same-store sales and a continued optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained in positive territory in March.