IFDA Research

Through IFDA's research distributors get insights and information to make better business decisions and better understand how their companies are performing.



IFDA Economic Report - 3rd Quarter 2017

This members-only report provides macro-economic trends and projections that assist IFDA members with business planning. Collaborating with IFDA on this project is ITR Economics, which has proven expertise in predicting economic trends, helping companies “see around corners, and a firm whose economists have deep knowledge of distribution. IFDA provides these quarterly reports in order to: ... Full Story

State of the Street Monitor - 1st Quarter 2017

This quarterly e-report provides original research and “behind the scenes” coverage and analysis of the independent restaurant market. In the 1st Quarter Edition, we share the results of a comprehensive survey on independent restaurant operator practices, attitudes, and trends as they relate to distribution sources. The survey was completed in early May by nearly 400 limited and full... Full Story

IFDA Economic Report - 2nd Quarter 2017

This members-only report provides macro-economic trends and projections that assist IFDA members with business planning. Collaborating with IFDA on this project is ITR Economics, which has proven expertise in predicting economic trends, helping companies “see around corners, and a firm whose economists have deep knowledge of distribution. IFDA provides these quarterly reports in order to: ... Full Story