WASHINGTON -- Fast-food restaurant sales will pass the $100 billion mark for the first time in 1997, and the retail-host category, which includes supermarket restaurant operations, will grow by nearly 5%, or $647 million, over 1996, according to a recently released annual food-service study. Enhanced takeout offerings, growth of coffee bars and the proliferation of warehouse clubs will lead the advance in retail-host food-and-drink sales, expected to reach $13.9 billion in 1997, according ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.