Fourth of July Food By The Numbers: A Look at Retail and Restaurants
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Amanda Buckle - July 5, 2018
Barbecue, fireworks and sunburn – all signs of a good Fourth of July. But what about for retailers and restaurants?
Prior to the holiday, the National Retail Federation (NRF) predicted that Americans would spend $6.9 billion on food for Fourth of July cookouts. That number is down from last year’s record of $7.1 billion, and the drop in spending is being attributed to the fact that the Fourth of July fell on a Wednesday this year ...
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