Restaurant Finance News and Trends

News, trends, and advice on economic indicators, availability of capital, investment potential, franchise opportunities, and financial metrics in foodservice, full-service restaurants, and the hospitality industry.

 

Are We Witnessing the Death of Casual Dining?

Mid-scale brands are struggling, with some major players shuttering handfuls of restaurants and experiencing alarming revenue loss. Is this a passing trend or is it a warning sign of things to come?

Rising Healthcare, Student Debt Hurting Restaurant Industry

A confluence of squeezed consumer wallets, the rising cost of dining out, and changing needs and wants has brought the U.S.

Cracker Barrel's 1Q Sales Exceed Expectations

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 ended October 28.First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Highlights

Famous Dave's Posts Best Sales in 12 Quarters

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter ending October 2.Highlights for the third quarter of 2016 as compared to the third quarter of 2015:

The ONE Group Reports 10th Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenue Growth

The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30.Highlights were as follows:

More Independent Restaurants Turning to US Foods

US Foods Holding Corp., one of the largest foodservice distributors in the United States, announced results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal year 2016.

Same Store Sales and Guest Counts on the Rise at J. Alexander’s

J. Alexander’s Holdings, Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended October 2.Third Quarter 2016 Highlights Compared To The Third Quarter Of 2015

Total Revenue Up at Red Robin in 3Q

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. reported financial results for the quarter ended October 2.Third Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights Compared to Third Quarter 2015

Texas Roadhouse Reports 26th Consecutive Quarter of Positive Traffic Growth

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. announced financial results for the 13- and 39-week periods ended September 27.Results included the following highlights:

Chuy’s on Pace to Open 12 New Restaurants in 2016

Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 25.Highlights for the third quarter were as follows:

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