Midscale: No Longer Middling

What’s up with midscale? Midscale restaurants’ same-store sales increased by 5.8% in the first quarter of 2015, outperforming every other segment (the all-industry growth rate was 4.0%). Some chains did even better: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store was up 11.4%, Denny’s up 7.4%. This surge is a recent development. The midscale or family-style segment (defined […]