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As Sales Bottom Out, Restaurants Start Down the Long Road to Recovery

Black Box Intelligence | 05.7.2020
Industry Snapshot Read

Guest Sentiment Takes a Hit Due to COVID-19

Black Box Intelligence | 04.16.2020
Guest Sentiment Read

COVID-19 Wreaks Havoc on March Restaurant Sales

Black Box Intelligence | 04.9.2020
Industry Snapshot Read
The restaurant industry is finding ways to support the communities in which they operate in the midst of the global pandemic crisis.

Yes – I Still Wish I Could Buy Restaurant Stocks Right Now

Wally Doolin, Chairman & Co-Founder, Black Box Intelligence | 03.13.2020
Thought Leadership Read

A Letter to Our Clients from Kelli Valade

Kelli Valade, Chief Executive Officer, Black Box Intelligence | 03.12.2020
Thought Leadership Read

February Sales Show No Impact of Coronavirus; Yet

Black Box Intelligence | 03.5.2020
Industry Snapshot Read
Cafe Momentum employs young people that have previously been detained. A few of them share their story at the 2020 Global Best Practices Conference.

Café Momentum: How this Restaurant is Changing Lives

Black Box Intelligence | 02.20.2020
Industry Workforce Read

Restaurants Start Year Strong with Positive Service Sentiment & Sales

Black Box Intelligence | 02.12.2020
Guest Sentiment Read

Weather Pushes Restaurants to Best Sales Growth in Four Years

Black Box Intelligence | 02.6.2020
Industry Snapshot Read

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