restaurant check

Restaurants experience weak first quarter

Many executives cite cautious consumers, but story is more nuanced

restaurant checkRestaurants have had a slow start to 2016, which is something of a surprise given the state of the consumer.

Consumers are spending money. Gas prices are low. And unemployment is hovering around 5 percent. 

Plus, the weather has been good and the industry benefitted from a glorious

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