Topic: Job promotions

Chain Beverage Buzz: June 25, 2012

U.S. restaurant goers increased their number of visits to foodservice outlets by 1% during the first three months of 2012, marking the strongest traffic gain since spring 2008, according to the NPD Group. The Port Washington, N.Y.-based market research firm also found that consumers increased spending at restaurants by 3% during the same period, with more than half of that gain coming from an uptick in industry wide average check rates.