Believe it or not, there is currently a downward economic trend in certain regions when it comes to quick-serve, fast casual restaurants. Some are calling it a restaurant recession while others are simply seeing contracted growth over the next 3 – 12 months depending on who you ask.
But as with every economic situation, there will be winners and losers. Yes, even in tough economic times, there are winners. But what are these winners doing in the restaurant game that keeps them from feeling the impact of the overall downturn? Let’s take a look at a few examples and see, shall we?