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Restaurant same store sales by segment.

SegmentPrior QTR*Current QTRTrend
Quick Service1.7% 2.6% Positive
Fast Casual2.4% 2.2% Positive
Full Service -0.8% 0.5% No change
Casual Dining-0.9% -0.1% No change
Family Dining 0.7% 1.3% Positive

*Q2 2014

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Brands Trend + Sentiment - Sentiment SP Score
KFC ↑ 10% 50% 50% 4
Newk's ↑ 15% 100% 0% 100
Famous Dave's ↓ -12% 60% 40% 22
Smith & Wollensky ↑ 4% 81% 19% 58

SP Score = Propensity of a reviewer to return to a concept or recommend it to other consumers.

Last Updated on 10-7-2014

 
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