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Gaining a Competitive Edge in the Restaurant Industry

What distinguishes top-performing restaurants from their competitors? This week, TDn2K™ hosted a panel at the Nation Restaurant News' Multi-Unit Food Service Operators (MUFSO) conference to discuss restaurant industry insights and help operators gain a competitive advantage. The panel explored data from TDn2K's Restaurant Industry Snapshot for September as well as … [Read more]

Restaurant Industry Limps into Fourth Quarter

As the restaurant industry limps into the fourth and final quarter of 2016, it’s more important than ever for operators to understand what’s coming down the pipeline next. TDn2K™ recently hosted its Q4 Restaurant Industry Update Webinar to address the most pressing issues facing the industry, namely a dismal sales environment and continuously tightening labor market. The … [Read more]

Down Ballot Races May Be Most Important

Because of the tone and tenor of the presidential campaign, lots of folks might be surprised to learn there are significant races going on across the country. These so-called "down-ballot" elections for governors’ offices, U.S. House and Senate seats, state legislatures and other offices may hold the real clues for what the next four years entail for employers, no matter … [Read more]

By guest blogger Joe Kefauver on October 20, 2016
Posted in TDn2k Blog

Third Quarter Ends on Negative Note as Sales, Traffic and Job Growth Decline

The downturn for most of the restaurant industry continued during September. Same-store sales were negative for the fourth consecutive month and chain restaurants endured another period of declining guest counts. Even restaurant job growth, which until recently had been posting solid gains, dropped considerably. This insight comes from data reported by TDn2K™ through ... [Read more]

By TDn2K on October 13, 2016
Posted in TDn2k Blog

Why I am Riding a Bike 100 Miles

I have worked in restaurants and foodservice my entire career: army foodservice, college bars and an early entrant to the world of chain restaurants, enlisted by Norman Brinker at Steak and Ale. Feeding people is something that I care about. My family will tell you that I am personally responsible for every extra pound and corresponding diet for the past four decades … [Read more]

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