I’m finishing a trip that has allowed me to lift up my perspective on this difficult winterand another month of down sales and traffic posted on “The Restaurant Industry Snapshot” – negative 0.6 percent comparable-store sales and a negative 3.1 percent traffic. If anyone can decipher the impact from real consumer spending issues versus the weather, my hat is off to them. The only fact known for sure is that weather is impacting markets negatively and positively, ...

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