Restaurant Outlook Positive Despite Drop In NRA Index

Published: 06/20/2006

Washington - The outlook for the restaurant industry softened somewhat in April, according to the National Restaurant Association, as its index of restaurant activity registered its largest decline in eight months. The NRA's Restaurant Performance Index, a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry, stood at 101.6 in April, down 1.