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Restaurant Industry Sales: Tracking US Recovery

August 3, 2020 data analytics and reporting

With customer locations in every US state ranging across virtually every foodservice category, CrunchTime has organized a series of charts that show how restaurant sales are trending across America since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

We are tracking where weekly sales are rising toward recovery and where they are struggling to recover.  


US Restaurant Sales by Week 

(3/1/20 – 8/02/20) click chart to view larger.

Each week we are calculating restaurant sales as a percentage of spend that occurred the week of March 1st, 2020 (Pre-COVID). The colored bar charts represent the different restaurant segments and the blue line tracks total sales compared to the Pre-COVID period.

Restaurant sales for the week of July 27th - August 2nd across all industry segments are at 71.2% of Pre-COVID levels.

2020-08-02 Covid US Sales


Top 30 States: Week-over-Week Performance

(3/1/20 – 8/02/20) click chart to view larger.

2020-08-02 States Covid Impact



About the Data: 

This data shows weekly foodservice sales at chain restaurants in the United States on the CrunchTime restaurant management operations platform across the following segments: Airport Concessions, Entertainment Venues, Fast Casual, Full-Service Dining, and Quick Service.  

Sales data includes: credit cards, cash, online orders, take-out and delivery ... all store sales collected from a POS.

Independent (non-chain) restaurants are not included in this sample.

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