Restaurant sales end 2017 with a little bounce

|By:, SA News Editor

Restaurant same-store sales increased 0.3% Y/Y in December, according to data from Black Box Intelligence.

Comparable traffic was only down 1.8% during the month to mark the second best month in almost two years. Guest spending rose by 2.1% to slown down a bit from the pace over the prior two months.

For all of 2017, restaurant same-store sales were down 1.1% to match the same decline as in 2016. Traffic fell off 3.2% in 2017.

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