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24
Aug
2016
Independent Restaurant Closings are way up in the first half of 2016.

Soon, we will be publishing real numbers by state of independent restaurant closings across the U.S. In the last half of 2015, there were more than 18,500 closings of independently owned restaurants  (total universe evaluated- 385,000 locations) within their last … Continue reading Independent Restaurant Closings are way up in the first half of 2016.

02
Aug
2016
Fast Casual location counts and four year openings chart

Store location counts from inside the Restaurant Unit Locator directory. There area total of 33,496 independently operated *fast casual restaurants in the US.  Independent locations include restaurant companies with 19 units or less.   In the Restaurant Chain Locator there … Continue reading Fast Casual location counts and four year openings chart

06
Jul
2016
Restaurant chains and Independent restaurant survival rates for 2015.

See the Restaurants in business reports for 2015 evaluated by cuisine.  Soon we will be publishing facts from the 1st half of 2016.  To get the job done, our research staff calls and googles every location in the U.S. in … Continue reading Restaurant chains and Independent restaurant survival rates for 2015.

21
Jun
2016
The brand new Restaurantdata website

Hello site visitors. You may have noticed  we have combined 3 sites into 1. Foodservicereport.com, Restaurantchains.net and Restaurantdata.com are all now part of one site- Restaurantdata.com Having 1 site versus 3 allows us to provide better data, information, and opinion … Continue reading The brand new Restaurantdata website

05
Mar
2016
As chef driven TV shows proliferate, chef driven restaurants are failing.

It’s time to sound the alarm to red alert status regarding service and I have found the evil culprits. The problem is bad and it’s getting worse. We love chefs and we need them, but I would like to point … Continue reading As chef driven TV shows proliferate, chef driven restaurants are failing.

05
Dec
2015
Our New Blog!

Hello and welcome to our new blog! We will posting here regularly and you can comment on blog posts. We look forward to informing of the latest and greatest facts, figures and opinion.

05
Dec
2015
Steady as she goes!

Our office was destroyed as well as most others who are on the waterfront in our area of NY. Data is not that hard to re-assemble and work elsewhere rather quickly, the restaurants on the river front have not yet … Continue reading Steady as she goes!

05
Dec
2015
Brand New Restaurant location Portal And Directory-Check it out!

Today we are debuting our brand new Restaurant Data Portal and restaurant unit locator. Restaurant sales & marketing pros will have a new tool for prospecting and targeting.Contacts, emails, alcohol, service style, employee count, square feet, etc. We are also … Continue reading Brand New Restaurant location Portal And Directory-Check it out!

05
Dec
2015
Dining is back!

Dining is back! Restaurant chains are seeing a rebirth of sit down restaurants. They had been losing restaurant diners share in continuum for the past 8 years. Evidencing the most recent Top 10, 6 are sit down restaurants. 4 are … Continue reading Dining is back!

05
Dec
2015
Restaurant data counts

Inside the Restaurantdata.com database there are some interesting counts and numbers: 130,679 locations with FULL Bar service in the US. 210,032 with some type of alcohol whether beer, wine and/or full bar. 24,733 Upscale locations with an average check of … Continue reading Restaurant data counts

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