Yelp: Inflation Turning Up in More Searches on Its Platform

Food businesses, restaurants were particularly hard-hit in the third quarter of 2022

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Language related to inflation is becoming more frequent in reviews on business directory and crowdsourced review forum Yelp, with food businesses and restaurants taking a particularly hard hit, according to the Yelp Economic Average report for the third quarter of 2022, released Wednesday.

Yelp wrote in the introduction to its report, “Local businesses and communities now face a new set of challenges in addition to the lingering impacts of the pandemic, from continuing supply chain issues and delays, workforce shortages and reductions and the highest inflation rate in 40 years.



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