Restaurant sales sluggish in June

|By:, SA News Editor

Same-store sales at restaurant chains fell 0.1% in June on a 1.7% decline in traffic, according to Black Box Intelligence.

The sub-par performance knocks down the argument that weakness in Q1 and for the early part of Q2 was largely due to weather factors.

Restaurant Finance Monitor notes that the increase in quality of to-go meals by grocery store chains and pharmacies could be having an impact.

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