The Restaurant Performance Index moves into contraction territory for the first time in 14...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Restaurant Performance Index moves into contraction territory for the first time in 14 months, falling to 99.5 in October from 100.4 previously. "(Restaurant operators') short-term outlook for sales growth and the economy is decidedly more pessimistic," says a report author. A longer-term chart from Bill McBride.