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Data: Clayton Restaurant Revenues Steady Amid Smoking Ban

Sales-tax revenues increased year-over-year despite a city ban, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

restaurants picked up some extra revenue in the year that followed the implementation of a citywide smoking ban, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Quoting from Margaret Gillerman's article in the Post-Dispatch:

"(Mayor Linda) Goldstein noted that the revenue stayed stable in Clayton despite the ongoing economic downturn throughout the country."

Review figures in the complete Clayton restaurant article on the Post-Dispatch website.


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mr mayor November 01, 2011 at 07:40 PM
What a joke ! The uptick in sales that is cited ($7,000) represents and improvement of .004 -- the fact is that the restaurants are all hurting for sales and the NUMBERS cited most likely include the Centene cafeteria's sales. Note that EVERY restaurant has raised its prices in the last year .... so these numbers include those price increases so the survey is skewed ! ! ! ! There are not more diners....

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