Foodservice operators are relatively bullish about their growth prospects for 2013, a new study has suggested.
62% of respondents from the profit sector channels said they were ‘very confident’ or ‘confident’ of revenue growth in this year.
The poll, carried out by Market Research Reports for its publication titled ‘The UK Foodservice Operators’ Business Sentiments and Spending Priorities 2013’, said more than a third of respondents had identified at least some increase in customer footfall over the previous six months.
44% of industry executives said they expect an increase in footfall over the next six months.
Representatives from both profit and cost sector organisations were asked for their key factors when supplier selection and named ‘price’, ‘quality of products’, ‘existing relationship with supplier’ and ‘speed of delivery’ as the four most important.
The report was carried out to provide operators with a definitive analysis of industry sentiments and opportunities in 2013.