Economic climb offers foothold for the future

Economic climb offers foothold for the future

Economic climb points to steady but measured progress in the year ahead


It’s been a rough ride, but restaurant industry insiders say that 2011 is looking up for those operators who have held on through the turbulence of the past few years.


While the business environment is still fraught with challenges, a variety of economic indicators, from unemployment and income to consumer confidence and sales data, were picking up toward the end of 2010, foreshadowing some improvement for an industry battered by the recession and the painfully slow recovery.
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