Restaurant chain same-store sales rose 2.9 percent on average in August, marking the sixth month of gains in the past eight months. However, industry traffic remained lackluster, according to the latest NRN–MillerPulse report.
The August results were an improvement over the 2.5-percent increase reported in July. On a two-year basis, August average same-store sales rose 4.1 percent, compared with July’s two-year average of 3.3 percent.
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