Nov. 21, 2013
OpenTable Inc. has released the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the Q3 2013.
The OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index is based on data gathered from more than 10,000 reservation-taking restaurants sampled from the OpenTable network in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Each percentage indicates a year-over-year increase or decrease in the number of guests served in these reservation-taking restaurants, as recorded by the restaurants in their reservation books. Those guests include those who honored reservations made by phone or online as well as those who walked in without a reservation.
"The San Francisco Bay Area reservation-taking restaurant industry experienced a lift for the third quarter in a row, while most other major metropolitan areas that we track were essentially flat," said Duncan Robertson, CFO of OpenTable. "The anomalous spike in Philadelphia was attributed to the timing of restaurant weeks which occurred in September rather than October this year."
To view the index click here.
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