Items Tagged with 'Justin Winslow'


MRA trends report predicts slow start to 2018

Despite ‘surprising’ sales gains in third quarter, restaurant operators expect hiring slowdown in next six months.

December 8, 2017
The local restaurant industry is taking a wait-and-see approach to hiring next year. Read More

MRA report suggests continued growth

Second-quarter 2017 survey highlights increased food sales from first quarter, but also increased costs for food and labor.

September 1, 2017
The Michigan Restaurant Association’s (MRA) industry trends report for the second quarter of 2017 indicated improved sales compared to the first quarter and confidence that sales will continue to grow into the second half of 2017. Read More

GR hitting restaurant saturation?

MRA president says two closings this month could indicate city nearing its peak.

June 16, 2017
Two restaurant closures this month could signal saturation in the Grand Rapids area. Read More

Survey: Michigan restaurant growth slowing

Michigan Restaurant Association, Cleveland Research find sales grew 2.6 percent statewide in 1Q 2017, down from 2016’s 3.6 percent.

June 2, 2017
The Michigan restaurants business is growing — but slower than last year. Read More