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Restaurant Revenue

2003 RESTAURANT REVENUE BY MONTH

Restaurant revenue decreased 2% in 2003, totaling $93.7 million, a total slightly over that of 2001. Similar to gross business receipts, restaurant revenue decreased during the first half of 2003 and increased during the second half of 2003. The most significant increases came in October and November.

Month

Gross Business

% of Change

Jan.

$ 3,583,655

-9

Feb.

$ 3,379,761

-21

Mar.

$ 5,670,232

-10

Apr.

$ 7,226,409

-3

May

$ 7,315,438

-2

June

$ 10,167,336

-6

July

$ 12,507,010

-1

Aug.

$ 9,672,039

4

Sept.

$ 8,861,626

1

Oct.

$ 10,530,264

6

Nov.*

$ 7,919,548

6

Dec.

$ 6,940,135

2

Total

$ 93,773,453

-2

* Beer sales began in restaurants in November 2003.
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