The dinner rush is increasingly quiet as relentless economic pressures force more consumers to eat their evening meals at home.According to new data from The NPD Group, the number of restaurant dinner meals purchased per person has fallen dramatically in the past two years, from 67 in 2005 to 64 in the year ended in August.“In a two-year period, a three-meal-per-person decline is huge,” said Bonnie Riggs, an analyst for the Port Washington, N.Y.-based market research firm. “It’s occurring ...
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