Restaurant Industry Insights & Analytics

TDn2K™ delivers Workforce, Financial and Guest Satisfaction benchmarks for the Restaurant Industry. TDn2K membership represents over 43,000 restaurant units, over 2.5 million employees and over $69 billion in annual sales revenue.

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Black Box Intelligence | Restaurant Industry Insights for Sales

financial capital performance

Segment, industry and/or cuisine benchmarks with data collected from 30,000 restaurant units, 170 brands and over $69 billion in sales. Data is shown for 11 regions, 50 states, and 195 DMAs and reported on a weekly basis. These insights answer the key business question: “is it me or the market?”.

People Report | Restaurant Industry Insights for Human Resources

human capital performance

Monthly restaurant workforce analytics with compensation, turnover, recruiting and demographic insights. Tracking over 2.5 million million employees, across 11 regions and 189 DMAs, compare your company against any major segment. From your frontline employees to the corporate boardroom, we’ve got you covered.

White Box Social | Restaurant Industry Insights for Guest Satisfaction

Guest Satisfaction Performance

White Box Social Intelligence (WBSI) is the first tool made exclusively for restaurants to validate the impact of online guest satisfaction on financial performance. Track your brand sentiment utilizing key attributes (food, service, value, intent to return etc). WBSI also sheds light on the effect of the brand’s people practices on brand reputation.

Positive Intent to Return Reflects Industry Rebound

Restaurant guests in Florida and Los Angeles continued to have the most positive net sentiment for most of the restaurant experience attributes tracked by White Box Social Intelligence. Orlando topped the list among the largest 25 markets in the country based on highest net sentiment for food. Tampa had the highest net sentiment based on value, and Los Angeles had the h...[Read More]

By TDn2K on May 17, 2018

Long-Term Recovery? Best Restaurant Industry Sales in Almost Three Years During April

  Long-Term Recovery? Best Restaurant Industry Sales in Almost Three Years During April   The restaurant industry produced encouraging top-line results in April. The 1.5 percent same-store sales growth is the strongest in the last 31 months. For perspective, the industry hasn’t recorded seven consecutive weeks of positive sales growth since December ...[Read More]
By TDn2K on May 10, 2018

Connecting Social Media Mentions to Business Results

Social listening tools are designed to help brands understand what their customers are saying about them online. In today’s digital era, many consumers turn to social media and review sites to comment on their experiences with brands, especially restaurants. White Box Social Intelligence™ is a guest satisfaction performance tool designed specifically for restaurant...[Read More]
By Kathleen Koehler on May 9, 2018

Sustainability: Walk the Talk

There is so much talk about "sustainability" in the restaurant and corporate world. Founded on the principle of making farmers’ lives economically sustainable, Thrive Farmers International has grown as a beverage company and learned not to use the word "susta...[Read More]
By Kenneth Lander on April 26, 2018

5 Things Every Hospitality Business Operator Should Consider in the Tax Reform Law

The tax reform bill President Trump signed into law on December 22, 2017 contains many changes that will have a profound impact on both individual and corporate taxes. Though sweeping individual tax changes are not the subject of this article, some of them include: Top to bottom reductions in tax rates Doubling of the standard deduction for both married and single ...[Read More]
By Tony Perricelli on April 23, 2018
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