Softer Sales Lead To Decline in NRA Index For September

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Published: 11/20/2012

WASHINGTON — As a result of softer same-store sales and customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index declined in September.

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 100.4 in September, down 0.3 percent from August. Despite the decline, September represented the 11th consecutive month that the RPI stood above 100, which signifies continued expansion in the index of key industry indicators.