White Papers & Commentary

Q4 2017 Industry Commentary

May 24, 2018Commentary

Same-Store Sales Discussion During the fourth quarter of 2017 (“Q4 2017”), restaurant industry same-store sales (“SSS”) increased for the first time in the past seven quarters. It was not a big increase, 0.2% to be exact, but gave the industry some momentum going into 2018. Of the 60 companies we follow, 41, or 68%, generated […]

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Q3 2017 Industry Commentary

Oct 3, 2017Commentary

Same-Store Sales Discussion During the third quarter of 2017 (“Q3 2017”), the restaurant industry saw mostly weak same-store sales (“SSS”) results. On average, restaurant same-store sales decreased 1.5% yearover-year (“YOY”) in Q3 2017. Of the 64 companies we follow, only 21, or 33%, enjoyed positive same-store sales growth. Data over the last several quarters have […]

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Q2 2017 Industry Commentary

Jul 7, 2017Commentary

Same-Store Sales Discussion During the second quarter of 2017 (“Q2 2017”), the restaurant industry saw mixed performance in same-store sales (“SSS”). On average, restaurant same-store sales decreased 0.6% yearover-year (“YOY”) in Q2 2017. Of the 67 companies we follow, only 30, or 45%, enjoyed positive same-store sales growth in Q2 2017. Data over the last […]

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