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Why restaurants’ recovery has been faster than expected

Technomic’s David Henkes and Kevin Schimpf join this week’s episode of the RB podcast “A Deeper Dive” to take a deep look at industry sales and the forecast going forward.

Why have restaurant industry sales recovered so quickly?

This week’s episode of the Restaurant Business podcast “A Deeper Dive” features David Henkes, senior principal with RB sister company Technomic, and Kevin Schimpf, senior research manager, to talk about where sales are and where they are headed.

Technomic compiles industry sales data, including tracking the largest chains in the U.S., and also publishes regular forecasts for sales.

Henkes and Schimpf talk about some of the challenges putting a forecast together. They also discuss the industry’s recovery, including what sectors are performing best and which ones are struggling. They also discuss how long the industry’s recovery can be expected to last.

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