Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

industry headlines

2014-06-13

Foodservice leaders from all segments of the industry joined culinary professionals, educators, thought leaders, and analysts for this year’s Menus

2014-06-12

Duracell Powermat and Starbucks announced that they have begun a national rollout of Powermat wireless charging in Starbucks beginning with stores

2014-06-11

First Data Corporation released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for May 1, 2014 through May 30, 2014, compared to May 2, 2013 through May 31, 20

2014-06-10

The spring brought relief for the restaurant industry, which based on the results for May has now posted three consecutive months of positive same-

2014-06-04

The downside and upside for the U.S.

2014-06-02

In a recent report from Suillivan Higdon & Sink FoodThink titled "QSRs and America's Changing Tastes," researchers highlighted quick-servic

2014-05-30

According to a recent report by The NPD Group, 11 percent of the population follows a gluten-free diet.

2014-05-22

Health continues to be the driving trend for menu development and product innovation in the limited-service restaurant space—and that’s not changin

2014-05-21

Americans appear ready to move on from worrying about the recession and one thing seems clear: They need a vacation.

2014-05-18

There’s nothing unusual anymore about a chef or restaurant having a garden to provide herbs and veggies as food and drink ingredients.