A new nationwide study by Market Force Information reveals consumers’ favorite quick-service restaurant chains in four popular food categories: pizza, Mexican fare, chicken, and sandwiches. Papa Murphy’s topped the pizza category for the second consecutive year, Chipotle and Qdoba tied in the Mexican category, Chick-fil-A led for chicken, and Jason’s Deli ranked first for sandwiches.
Wawa Inc. announced today the launch of two new initiatives -- the WawaMobile App and Wawa Rewards program. The Wawa mobile app, which features the Wawa Rewards program on its platform, is now available for free through the App Store for Apple devices and through Google Play for Android devices.
Though convenience stores have presented a rising threat of competition to quick serves over the last couple of years, new data on customer perceptions shows that the threat might not be so serious after all—at least, not yet.
A new report from Mintel shows that 33 percent of people who have never purchased food at a c-store say it’s because they perceive such foodservice offerings to be low quality.