The Avero Blog

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April’s YOY Decrease in Sales Misses Restaurants with Lower Average Check

May 10, 2019 | By Isa Gomez

Avero Index April 2019

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2018 closes with a bang: YOY restaurant sales up across the nation

January 25, 2019 | By Isa Gomez

Avero Index: 2018 Year in Review

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Record-breaking snowfall in November brings sales slump to NYC restaurants

December 12, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

Avero Index November 2018

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Las Vegas restaurants finally break 5 month decline in YOY sales this October

November 19, 2018 | By Isa Gomez

Avero Index October 2018

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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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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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Food Waste Out To Get You This Halloween? Run To Your POS Data!

October 31, 2017 | By Adam Sanders

What does it matter when the last three mackerel servings go in the trash bin at the end of service, or if you bought a few too many carrots in this week’s order? Well, it matters a lot. 40% of food goes unused each year, and the amount of waste.

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