Q4 2018 Same-Store Sales Ranked for 48 Public Restaurant Chains

By Mark Kalinowski Published on April 3, 2019 at 12:00 AM

With Dave & Buster’s (PLAY; Not Rated) reporting its Q4 2018 results after Tuesday’s market close, we now have same-store sales results publicly reported from all 48 restaurant concepts for calendar Q4 2018 that comprise our Kalinowski Restaurant Industry Index. This report ranks all 48 concepts’ calendar Q4 2018 domestic samestore sales from best to worst.

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Tidbits re DPZ, Taco Bell (owned by YUM), and Pizzeria Locacle (owned by CMG)

By Mark Kalinowski Published on March 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM

We briefly note the following tidbits regarding Domino’s (DPZ; Buy), Taco Bell (owned by Yum Brands [YUM; Buy]), and Pizzeria Locale (owned by Chipotle Mexican Grill [CMG; Not Rated]):

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Introducing our Q1E19 Kalinowski Fast-Casual Same-Store Sales Index

By Mark Kalinowski Published on March 13, 2019 at 12:00 AM

With this report, we introduce our data-driven Kalinowski Fast-Casual Index for Q1E at +4.6%. This figure is based on our latest proprietary checks/data as regards samestore sales performance for this segment during January 2019 and most of February 2019.

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