Cracker Barrel’s comps slip in April

LEBANON Tenn. Same-store restaurant sales at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store decreased 0.9 percent year-over-year for the five weeks ended May 2, parent CBRL Group Inc. reported Tuesday.


Comparable sales were down despite a menu price increase of 4.5 percent, which boosted check averages by 4.4 percent, the company said. CBRL said menu prices would outstrip the prior year’s prices by about 3.7 percent through the balance of the fiscal year.

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