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Overall Traffic Declining, Sales Propped Up by Average Check Value but Unit Ratings and Reviews Critical to Success

Restaurant performance based on same-store sales and traffic growth softened during May compared to the previous month. But of the two, it was traffic growth that experienced the biggest deceleration in its year-over-year performance.

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Restaurant Guest Satisfaction Snapshot to Reveal Online Brand Health of Chain Restaurants

Newest Guest Intelligence (formerly White Box Social Intelligence) product reveals insights on consumer feedback and guest satisfaction on over 620 brands in the restaurant industry.

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Not All Restaurants Are Failing. Here’s How Some Are Staying on Top.

Although chain restaurants are facing some of the toughest years in sales and traffic, top performing brands know how to weather the storm.

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The Ugly Truth of Employee Turnover [Infographic]

Every restaurant executive knows employee turnover hurts, but how much is it actually cutting into your operational performance?

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March Job Openings & April Small Business Confidence

The labor market is slowly tightening, yet even small businesses are managing to find workers to hire, though with great difficulty.

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April Employment Report

Companies are still finding plenty of people to hire. Job gains in April were above expectations and more than likely higher than is sustainable.

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Chain Restaurants, It’s Time to Meet Your Competition

With the restaurant industry just experiencing its fifth consecutive quarter of negative growth, chain restaurants need to adapt to outperform competitors.

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First Quarter Growth Slowest in 3 Years

Consumer demand for big-ticket items flatlined while spending on soft goods declined and services demand moderated in the first quarter.

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Black Box Intelligence and SiteZeus Partner to Deliver Unparalleled Data Modules for Restaurant Developers

Financial Intelligence has partnered with leading SaaS location intelligence technology platform SiteZeus, enhancing market planning capabilities.

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What United Airlines Taught Us (Not To Do)

If I was an HR professional in the restaurant industry, I would be losing sleep over the potential for isolated, bad decisions by one or two employees.

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Fortune Favors the Bold

This year, at the Women’s Foodservice Forum Annual Leadership Development Conference, attendees learned how to "be bold" both personally and professionally.

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Understanding Corporate Compensation and Employee Benefits in the Restaurant Industry

Restaurant operators face challenges in running a profitable business. Having the right corporate compensation and employee benefits is a delicate balance.

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How Yum! Brands is Winning the Conversation

This week, Yum! Brands announced a significant change to its family and medical leave policies for home office employees.

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