Experts: Winter weather slowed macroeconomic momentum

Experts: Winter weather slowed macroeconomic momentum

Technomic Trends & Directions session stresses restaurants’ need to regionalize plans

The past winter stopped cold most of the recovery in consumer spending and the housing market from the end of 2013, making 2014 another slow-growth year, experts told restaurant executives at Technomic’s “Restaurants 2014 Trends & Directions” conference.

Lagging wage growth and housing activity do not necessarily portend a bad year for restaurant chains, as long as those brands move quickly to recognize their potential growth markets in areas where hirin

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