Homebase Challenges Diners to EatTheCost

October 13, 2016

John Waldmann, CEO and founder of Homebase.

Partner of Hourly Economy Works to Show Support of Local Business

San Francisco, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Local restaurants nationwide already face rising real estate costs and competition from chains and online businesses. Now labor costs are increasing, with overtime regulation going into effect December 1st and minimum wage reform on city, state and federal ballots.

Homebase, a trusted provider of essential tools for the hourly economy, polled some of its 50,000 local business customers and found that even facing a steep rise in costs, only 59 percent think they’ll raise prices to cover.