National Restaurant Association Performance Index Falls in April


The National Restaurant Association attributes a broad-based softening in both the Current Situation and Expectations indexes for a 1.6 percent fall in the Restaurant Performance Index for April.


The Current Situation Index measuring same store sales, traffic, labor and capital expenditure fell by 0.1 percent in April.  The Expectations Index reflecting the 6-month outlook was down 1.5 percent for the past month.