Report: Strong sales in April may foretell positive 2Q

Report: Strong sales in April may foretell positive 2Q

This exclusive series to Nation's Restaurant News provides insight into the sales and traffic data from clients subscribing to Black Box Intelligence, a financial performance benchmarking company. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of Nation's Restaurant News.

As the effect of severe winter weather subsided, restaurant sales rebounded in April, after lackluster performance in March.

Same-store sales rose 1.9 percent in April, a significant 1.1-percent improvement from the previous month, according to TDn2K’s Black Box Intelligence through The Restaurant Industry Snapshot for April, based on weekly sales from over 20,000 restaurant units representing $48 billion dollars in annual revenue. The industry has now experienced 10 conse

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