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Pizza Hut Puts Big Data on the Menu

March 19th, 2015 | Posted by retailblogadmin in Restaurants - (Comments Off on Pizza Hut Puts Big Data on the Menu)

Techworld discusses Pizza Hut Restaurants’ decision to license APT’s Test & Learn ® and Menu Analyzer software. The article notes that Pizza hut will “use APT software to analyze capital investment, pricing, promotion, marketing and operations.”

APT Index: February Same-Store Restaurant Sales Increase [+3.5%]

March 10th, 2015 | Posted by MHarper in Restaurants - (Comments Off on APT Index: February Same-Store Restaurant Sales Increase [+3.5%])

APT today announced that the APT Index of in-store restaurant sales for February 2015 increased [+3.5%] compared with February of last year. The increase was driven by an increase in check size [+4.4%]. The APT Index of Quick-Service Restaurant sales increased [+5.5%] and the APT Index of Full-Service Restaurant sales increased [+2.2%]. Click here to read the full report.

APT Index: Harsh Weather Dampens February Same-Store Retail Sales [-0.9%]

March 10th, 2015 | Posted by MHarper in Retail - (Comments Off on APT Index: Harsh Weather Dampens February Same-Store Retail Sales [-0.9%])

APT today announced that the APT Index of in-store retail sales for February 2015 decreased [-0.9%] compared with February of last year. The decrease was driven by a decrease in the number of transactions [-1.8%], as poor weather deterred shoppers. The APT Index of General Merchandise sales decreased [-2.1%] and the APT Index of Apparel sales was down [-0.6%]. Click here to read the full report.