Restaurants are reeling from their worst three months since 2010, as American diners spooked by higher payroll taxes cut back on eating out. Sales at casual-dining establishments fell 5.4 percent last month, after declining 0.6 percent in January and 1.6 percent in December, according to the Knapp-Track Index of monthly restaurant sales.The great Obama economy recover!
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Diners shun restaurants as payroll tax hike hits : Longest sales decline in almost three years; 'pretty ugly' for chains
The Arizona Republic reports:
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