Advertising Age Article Abstract
Restaurant Business in Worst Slump Since '91
Casual-Dining Chains Hit the Hardest as $331 Billion Industry Struggles in Q2
CHICAGO (AdAge.com) -- Sharp same-store sales declines among some of the biggest players in the $331 billion restaurant industry have analysts and marketers worrying whether the slide is a long-term trend or a short-term hit due to less disposable income. In either case, casual-dining chains and independents are the biggest losers. ...