January 22, 2014

Sales Are Up! National Restaurant Association Releases 2014 Industry Forecast

There’s good news on the horizon: 2014 will mark the fifth consecutive year of restaurant industry sales growth despite a continued challenging economic landscape, according to the National Restaurant Association's 2014 Restaurant Industry Forecast released Jan. 16.  Industry sales are projected to exceed $683 billion in 2014, up 3.6 percent from 2013's sales volume of $659.3 billion. 2014 also will mark the 15th straight year in which restaurant industry employment growth will outpace overall employment growth.

Want to know more about what the year ahead holds? For the complete NRA 2014 Restaurant Industry Forecast, including graphics and video, visit Restaurant.org/Forecast.

January 22, 2014