Weather put a big chill in northeast sales
The area’s freakish weather contributed to a 4.4 percent year-over-year decline in sales and a 5.9 percent drop in traffic for restaurants open at least a year.
Every business, regardless of size, should acknowledge its responsibility to the community as a whole. By doing so, you also attract the more socially conscious customer. According to American Express Market Brief, restaurant patrons are most concerned about working conditions and wages for employees and environmental issues.