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2018 Fast-Casual Restaurant Trends

Posted by Darian Fuselier on Tue, Sep 26, 2017 @ 08:14 AM

While 2017 has been a “slow” year for fast-casual restaurants, they’re still one of the most popular dining destinations across the country. Fast-casuals have hit the sweet spot with consumers by offering higher quality, healthier options compared to fast food restaurants, but still maintaining quick service and an affordable price range. Sales for fast-casuals reached $26 billion in 2016, compared to $15.7 billion in 2015, and while the final numbers aren’t out for 2017 yet, sales growth projections are expecting a 6 to 7 percent increase.

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