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QSR Quarterly Index
2022: Q3

Throughout July and early August, foot traffic to fast food and QSR venues tracked closely with both 2019 and 2021 levels,but mid-August to the end of September brought significant Yo3Y weekly visit declines even as YoY numbers remained steady. 

Some of the decrease may be due to comparisons to the particularly elevated visit levels during the “Chicken Wars” August of 2019. But the Yo3Y declines may also indicate that, with QSR prices still rising, many consumers are increasingly affected by inflation more acutely and are now cutting back even on affordable splurges like fast food.  Read the Full Report →

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