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Q3/2023 MAFSI Business Barometer: Overall Sales Growth Slows For The 9th Consecutive Quarter, Industry Likely Heading For A Soft Landing

Overall sales for Q3/23 dropped to +2.0%, missing the forecast for the third quarter of +3.5%. See the Q3 2023 Commercial ...

Q1/2023 MAFSI Business Barometer: Industry Sales Growth Continues to Flatten As Business Normalizes, Second Half Looks More Challenging

Overall sales for Q1/23 dropped significantly to +6.6% from +8.7% in Q4/22 and came in short of the forecast of +7.0%. See ...

MAFSI’s “The Good, The Bad, and The Foodservice Industry” Podcast Debuts

The brand new MAFSI podcast — “The Good, The Bad, and The Foodservice Industry” — kicks off today, June 29, 2023, as podcast ...

Q3/2022 MAFSI Business Barometer: Industry Sales Abate to High Single Digits as Supply and Demand Come into Balance

Overall sales for Q3/22 continued to abate with a still healthy advance of +9.0%, having receded from +17.3%, +15.2%, and ...

Easily Complete the Business Barometer with MAFSI's New Excel Tool

We have talked a lot about the Barometer lately because we know it is a great tool for all MAFSI members! Now we have a new ...

Q2/22 MAFSI Business Barometer Reports Sales Continue Strong but Moderating; Industry Normalizing as COVID Impact Abates

Overall sales for Q2/22 continued strong with an increase of +14.3%. This represents the third consecutive quarter of ebbing ...

MAFSI Business Barometer Reports Sales for Q1/22 Remain Strong but are Tempering; Marketplace Dealing with Economic Headwinds

Overall sales in Q3/21 climbed by +15.4% compared to Q3/20. This was less than the +20.7% increase that had been forecasted ...

Research, Data & Trends: April 2022: MAFSI Tames the Storms Ahead with our own Barometer

barometer ba·rom·e·ter (noun) bə-rŏm′ĭ-tər An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in weather ...

Research, Data & Trends: September 2021 Update

The RD&T Committee develops MAFSI’s membership survey and data projects. Our initiatives include: Market Trends At the ...