May 8, 2019

Newly redesigned for easier reading, this quarterly report by IFDA and ITR Economics provides macro-economic trends, detailed information on leading economic and industry indicators, and projections that assist foodservice distributors with strategic business planning. Each report includes exclusive analysis of what the current situation and predictions mean to distributors.
 

In the latest issue:

  • Several leading indicators suggest a business cycle decline into at least late 2019.
  • While U.S. Food and Drink Retail Sales (i.e. restaurants, bars, and foodservice contractors) remain in growth mode, the growth rate is expected to slow through 2020.
  • U.S. Crude Oil Futures Prices are unlikely to fall significantly this year, so managing consumption will be the primary way to keep costs down.

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Watch the recording of our "Navigating the Crest: Economic Outlook 2019 and Beyond" webinar held on Dec. 4, 2018 (member login required). Taylor St Germain, economic analyst with ITR Economics, offers a deep-dive into the key economic indicators that influence the foodservice distributor operating environment over the next three years to inform your strategic planning decisions. This webinar is free to all IFDA members.

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