Chain restaurants feeling sales squeeze

Olson, Scott
September 2016
Indianapolis Business Journal;9/5/2016, Vol. 37 Issue 28, p1A
The article reports on the declining sales of several restaurant chains in Indianapolis, Indiana as of September 2016. Topics include fast-casual chains that recorded negative same-store sales in the second-quarter such as Applebee's, Chipotle and Chili's, the contribution of increasing competition to the sales decline according to experts, and other factors attributed to the trends such as the surge of prepared supermarket meals.


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