The Avero Blog

Hospitality industry trends, best practices, events and more

South Central Restaurants Top National Sales Performance:  Avero Index August 2018

September 10, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

This August saw strong YOY restaurant sales across the country compared to last August, with a 0.6% increase in gross sales nationwide. The South Central portion of the country saw the greatest improvement with an increase of 7% in gross sales.

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Two up-and-coming hospitality stars eat their way through NYC’s hottest restaurants with Avero

August 22, 2018 | By Kim Hardy

Avero's NYC Restaurant Education Experience tour scholarship winners with their mentors.

August is one of our favorite times of year here at Avero headquarters in NYC. The Union Square Greenmarket is in full bloom, restaurant patios are peaking,.

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Fewer Saturdays in July Result in Lowest Year-Over Year Restaurant Sales in 10 Months Avero Index July 2018

August 07, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

Across the country and across different service types, restaurants had a lower sales month this July compared to July 2017. The most obvious factor in the decline is that there were only four Saturdays in the month this year, versus the five.

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Quick service restaurant traffic and sales increase Avero Index June 2018

July 09, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

Warm weather, school breaks, and summer vacations all spell higher sales for low average ticket restaurants like quick serve hot dog and ice cream stands. The Avero Index reveals that restaurants with an average ticket under $25 saw an increase.

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2018 Father's Day restaurant sales meet expectations: Avero Index Report

June 21, 2018 | By Kim Hardy

Last week, we predicted a minimum 10 percent increase in restaurant sales and traffic on Father’s Day Sunday compared to other Sundays in June. We chose that number based on the average increase in previous years which fell between 7 and 15.

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Prepare for a Minimum 10% increase in restaurant sales on Father's Day

June 14, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

Restaurants across the country are preparing for Father’s Day this Sunday and for good reason. Holidays generally offer restaurants an opportunity to boost sales and traffic compared to normal days but it’s not always clear how much of an.

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Avero Index May 2018 - National Beer and Wine Sales Fall in May, but Average Check Continues to Climb

June 11, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

The Avero Index tracks year-over-year same-store sales performance of restaurants representing different cuisines, venue types, and average checks, nationally and in several specific markets.

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Avero Index April 2018 - Restaurant traffic is down, but average check is up, bringing positive YOY growth

May 07, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

The Avero Index tracks year-over-year same-store sales performance of restaurants representing different cuisines, venue types, and average checks, nationally and in several specific markets.

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Never underestimate the power of marketing in hospitality: How a fake restaurant reached the number one spot in London on TripAdvisor

April 24, 2018 | By Kim Hardy

Your restaurant might have the best menu and ambiance, perfectly executed food and drinks, and top-notch service, but you have to get people in the door in order to showcase your talent.

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Avero Index March 2018 - March Nor'easter Blitz Results in Declined Restaurant Sales Despite YOY Increases Nation-Wide

April 09, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

The Avero Index tracks year-over-year same-store sales performance of restaurants representing different cuisines, venue types, and average checks, nationally and in several specific markets.

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