Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

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The National Restaurant Association (NRA) each year gets in the kitchen with chefs to reveal the top menu trends for the coming year.


Sustainability in the restaurant world typically concerned how takeout and delivery options might cause recycling issues at home for consumers.


Thanksgiving Eve is one of the busiest nights for bars and restaurants, and Technomic foresees big sales for some fast-growing beer, wine, and spir


Americans are sourcing more meals from home than they have in years, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company, which just releas


As a result of softer customer traffic levels and a somewhat dampened outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s res


Despite cutbacks in restaurant visits over the past several years, Millennials, ages 18–34, continue to be heavy users of restaurants, reports The


Restaurant supply chain co-op SpenDifference has launched the latest survey in its ongoing menu price tracking study program. U.S.


Driven by stronger same-store sales, customer traffic levels, and a more optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Ass


Starting September 2, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf invites customers to sip on nostalgic fall dessert flavors with three new limited edition beve


The strength and marketing clout of major and small restaurant chains kept total restaurant industry traffic flat instead of declining in the April