The “Restaurant Recovery” Is Over: Casual Dining Sales Tumble For Fourth Straight Month

While the US manufacturing sector has been in a clear recession for the past year as a result of the collapsing commodity complex, so far the stable growth in low-paying service jobs – at least according to the BLS’ statistical assumptions – such as those of waiters and bartenders have kept the broader service economy out of contraction (even though recent Service PMI data has been downright scary).

This post was published at Zero Hedge on 03/25/2016.