Report: Restaurant traffic falls 0.9% in August

Report: Restaurant traffic falls 0.9% in August

Sales at their lowest level this year, according to MillerPulse

Restaurant same-store sales decelerated in August to their lowest level in a year due to a drop in traffic at both quick-service and casual-dining restaurants, according to the latest MillerPulse survey.

Same-store sales rose 2.4 percent in the period — a 0.9-percent drop from July, and the first time all year that restaurants’ sales growth fell below 3 percent.

Traffic fell 0.9 percent in the month, the lowest level since April 2014.

The drop off in traffic

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