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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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  • 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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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]

July Employment Report and June Trade Deficit

KEY DATA: Payrolls: 255,000; Private: 217,000; Unemployment Rate: 4.9% (Unchanged); Wages: +0.3%/ Trade Deficit: $44.5 billion ($3.6 billion wider) IN A NUTSHELL: “Dear Fed: Wake up and smell the job growth.” WHAT IT MEANS: Maybe it’s not morning in America, but the coffee is brewing and jobs are being created. After one poor employment report, the consensus … [Read more]

By Joel Naroff on August 5, 2016
Posted in TDn2k Blog

No News is Bad News – Restaurant Industry Slowdown Continues

The TDn2K™ third quarter State of the Restaurant Industry webinar discussed trends from the first half of 2016 and the latest Restaurant Industry Snapshot™. Speakers included: Joel Naroff, TDn2K Economist and President of Naroff Economic Advisors; Victor Fernandez, Executive Director of Insights and Knowledge at TDn2K; and Wally Doolin, Chairman and Co-Founder of … [Read more]

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