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Restaurant same store sales by segment.

SegmentPrior QTR*Current QTRTrend
Quick Service1.8% 2.4% Positive
Fast Casual2.4% 2.2% Positive
Full Service -0.8% 0.6% No change
Casual Dining-0.9% -0.1% No change
Family Dining 0.7% 2.4% Positive

*Q2 2014

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Reputation Tracker

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Brands Trend + Sentiment - Sentiment SP Score
Chick-fil-A ↓ -20% 69% 31% 41
Chop't ↑ 33% 81% 19% 62
Smokey Bones ↓ -17% 71% 29% 45
Del Frisco's ↓ -22% 73% 27% 50

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

Last Updated on 8-11-2014

 
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By Kelly Killian, Executive Editor

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