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We deliver Workforce, Financial, & Consumer Social benchmarks for the Restaurant Industry. We also host two amazing annual conferences: Summer Brand Camp and Global Best Practices.
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  • Monthly service-sector workforce analytics
  • Over 1.8 million employees tracked
  • Compensation, Turnover and Demographic metrics
  • Benchmark across 11 regions and over 180 DMAs
  • Compare your company against any major segment

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  • 24 key revenue metrics reported on a weekly basis
  • Data collected from nearly 25,000 restaurant units
  • Tracking over 130 brands & 64 billion dollars in sales
  • Benchmark across 11 regions, 50 states and 193 DMAs
  • Compare your company against segments and/or cuisines
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  • Track your brand's reputation on the web
  • Classify social mentions by food, service, etc.
  • Built for restaurants by TDn2K and Social Strategy1
  • Compare social media data to ops metrics
  • BBI data integration
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Global Best Practices Conference

Top 3 Leadership Tips from Award-Winning Restaurants

For the past 21 years, TDn2K™ has hosted the annual Global Best Practices Conference to bring together restaurant industry leaders. During the conference, we share powerhouse research, insights and leadership tips to prepare ourselves for the coming year. Furthermore, we take time to honor superior restaurant leadership and performance. Each year, five restaurant companies … [Read more]

Weekly Jobless Claims

IN A NUTSHELL: “Businesses are investing again and given that capital spending was the weakest link in the last GDP report, third quarter growth could be really strong.” WHAT IT MEANS: Another day, another day of pretty good data. Business investment reduced growth in the spring by 1.7 percentage points. Much of that came from a reduction in inventories, but … [Read more]

Workforce Index: Good Restaurant Help Remains Hard to Find

The third quarter 2016 overall Workforce Index reported a score of 72.3, a decrease from 75.9 in the second quarter. This represents the ninth consecutive quarter the overall index has posted a reading over 70, signifying the growing pressures of a tightening labor market. This insight comes from the TDn2K™ Workforce Index produced by People Report™. During the … [Read more]

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