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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — Restaurant Recession

A Great Investment

Posted by Priya Brantley on

    Frozen dessert machine investments are a great way to increase annual revenue and gain new customers. With the purchase of a great quality machine you will have a great way to heighten your sales. Featured in the chart below you can see the increase in annual sales your store will be exposed to. Previous clients have made back their investments back in less than 6 months. At Slices Concession we truly believe our products are a profit center for our customers. We are a highly experienced company and some examples of this include our relationships with our clients...

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Spotlight: Straus Family Creamery

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After both fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe, Bill and Ellen Straus started their dairy farm in the 1940’s. They only started with a few cows, naming them after their friends and family. All four of their children were raised on their farm.  By the time they reached adulthood, the California dairy industry was in transition, and a different, much larger, industrial type of dairy farm had begun to spread itself on the land. By the 1970s, the typical landscape of small family dairy farming in Northern California had shifted dramatically. After their son Albert graduated from California Polytechnic State University in the...

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Understanding the Restaurant Recession

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The Restaurant Recession If you've been to a restaurant recently, then you have most likely witnessed the decrease in foot traffic. Since 2008, foot traffic across restaurant chains dropped approximately 15%. Moreover, in the second quarter of 2017: Comp sales are down ~1%. Comp traffic is down ~3%. Same-store sales have been negative the past six quarters. -Blackbox Intelligence. In this blog post, you will learn more about the restaurant recession and the steps you can take, if you are in the food industry, to minimize risk and maximize value.  Supply and Demand When it comes to running your own business, a restaurant is...

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