Restaurant Performance Index Posts Moderate Gain in April

May 29, 2015

Stronger same-stores sales and customer traffic levels drive boost

Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Driven by stronger same-stores sales and customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) posted a moderate gain in April. The RPI – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry – stood at 102.7 in April, up 0.5 percent from a level of 102.2 in March. In addition, April represented the 26th consecutive month in which the RPI stood above 100, which signifies expansion in the index of key industry indicators.

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