ROSEMONT ILL. —In the face of growing inflation, a sluggish economy and soaring energy costs, the industry’s quest to boost same-store sales has become one of its most daunting challenges, a prominent consultant and researcher told the Technomic 2008 Trends & Directions conference here. Inflating commodity prices, a slowing gross domestic product, skyrocketing fuel costs and a weak dollar confront operators with such force that restaurateurs nationwide should expect to see ...
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