Transforming Data into Knowledge

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.

Human Capital Performance

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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

Financial Capital Performance

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  • 24 key revenue metrics reported on a weekly basis
  • Data collected from over 24,000 restaurant units
  • Tracking over 120 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
People Report
Black Box Intelligence
White Box Social Intelligence
Summer Brand Camp
Global Best Practices Conference

DOL Updates Persuader Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently changed what it considers reportable "persuader" activity under the Labor-Management Relations Act. Any agreements entered on or after July 1, 2016 with attorneys or consultants to provide a number of common services (supervisor training, drafting of employee communications and certain policy materials, providing union … [Read more]

Complex Labor Challenges and Weak Sales Continue to Plague Restaurant Industry

Despite a slight improvement in May restaurant sales, the industry has still not returned to positive territory. Sales were -0.3 percent a 0.7 percent improvement from April. May was the third consecutive month of declining sales, which have continued to slide since the fourth quarter of 2015. The average growth rate for the last eight months is -0.2 percent, with only thr ... [Read more]

May Jobs Report

KEY DATA: Payrolls: +38,000; Revisions: -59,000; Private Sector: 25,000; Unemployment Rate: 4.7% (down from 5%); Wages: +0.2%/ ISM (Non-Man.): -2.8 points/ Deficit: +$1.9 billion IN A NUTSHELL: “Take a deep breath, breathe slowly and don’t panic - yet.” WHAT IT MEANS: Huh? Has the economy really stopped creating jobs? Looking at the headline employment number, you … [Read more]

#SBrandCamp Day is Thursday June 2nd!

This time last year we were all preparing for a trip to Dallas Texas for our time together at Summer Brand Camp. Although Summer Brand Camp is closed for innovation this year, we wanted to rally the troops and do a few fun things to honor the event that brings this incredible community together. Thus, we’ve officially named this Thursday June 2nd, #SBrandCamp … [Read more]

Strategies to Offset Minimum Wage Hikes

TDn2K™ (Transforming Data into Knowledge) recently conducted a poll regarding the minimum wage hikes taking place across the nation. The poll asked restaurant operators to share what strategies their companies are using to combat these wage hikes and subsequent compression issues. Compression issues occur when minimum wage increases for entry-level workers rise to the same … [Read more]

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American Blue Ribbon Holdings

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Bill Spae
Vasari LLC

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