Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Restaurant Capital Expenditures Remain Steady
Sep 30, 2010
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) of U.S. restaurant activity was essentially unchanged from the previous three months, nor have restaurant operators significantly changed their pace of capital expenditures for equipment, expansion, or remodeling.

The RPI stood at 99.5 in August, essentially unchanged from the previous three months. An index standing below 100 signifies contraction in the index of key industry indicators.

Restaurant operators reported relatively steady capital spending levels in recent months. 44% of operators said they made a capital expenditure for equipment, expansion, or remodeling during the past three months, relatively unchanged from the levels reported in the previous three months.

Although their economic outlook softened in recent months, restaurant operators are holding relatively steady on plans for capital expenditures. 42% of restaurant operators plan to make a capital expenditure for equipment, expansion, or remodeling in the next six months, compared with 43% who reported similarly last month.

“Although the sales and traffic indicators remained soft in August, restaurant operators remain relatively optimistic that conditions will improve in the months ahead,” said Hudson Riehle, senior vice president of the Research and Knowledge Group for the association. “Restaurant operators’ outlook for sales growth improved somewhat in August, and their plans for capital spending activity held steady.”

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Nov 24, 2014: Husqvarna named exclusive chainsaw provider for Asplundh

Nov 24, 2014: LG garners Innovation Award for Home Appliances

Nov 24, 2014: Survey: 10% of consumers plan big-ticket appliance purchases in the coming year

Nov 24, 2014: 2014 Green Building Standard available from ASHRAE

Nov 24, 2014: Smeg enters small appliance market in the United States

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows