Customer traffic is one of the key metrics restaurant operators use to measure success. When traffic is down, many chains turn to new promotions or even consider lowing prices, but will these actions reverse the trend?
Before you take action, first take time to understand the change in traffic and the underlying causes.
Two key steps in deciding how to address traffic issues are to determine if it is a sustained problem or a short-term trend and to determine whether the decrease is caused by internal or external factors.
Read the full article in Fast Casual here.