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C-Store Business Expectations**

C-store operators report being quite optimistic about the year ahead, with 87% indicating they expect overall foodservice business conditions to improve greatly or somewhat over the next year.

Improve greatly 23%
Improve somewhat 64%
Remain the same 12%
Decline somewhat 2%
Decline a lot 0%

Source: FARE 2014 State of Foodservice Study

**Totals do not equal 100 due to rounding


Day-Part Growth Expectations

C-store operators have the greatest growth expectations for the lunch and breakfast day-parts. Comparatively, QSRs are watching lunch and dinner.

In which one day-part do you expect the most sales growth in the next year?

Lunch 37%
Breakfast 34%
Late-afternoon snack 12%
Dinner 7%
Do not expect sales growth in any day-part 5%
Mid-morning snack 4%
Late-night snack 2%

Source: FARE 2014 State of Foodservice Study

 

Source: 
FARE 2014 State of Foodservice Study

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