Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

industry headlines

2013-02-07

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, with five locations open and 10 in development on the Ea

2013-02-06

Restaurateurs, foodservice operators, consultants, and dealers from the region will attend the third annual Foodservice Equipment Expo sponsored by

2013-02-06

Operators who are looking for a tasteful and tasty way of showcasing their restaurant’s latest initiatives are finding wrapped, branded buttermints

2013-02-01

It’s no surprise that, when the recession hit in 2008, customers began grabbing at every money-saving straw they could get their hands on, which is

2013-02-01

According to Restaurant DemandTracker, a recent survey of restaurant customers in the United States, many consumers are visiting fast-casual restua

2013-01-30

According to GuestMetrics, based on its proprietary database of POS transactions of over $8 billion dollars in transactions and over 250 million ch

2013-01-30

The growth in the Hispanic and Asian communities is more than noteworthy, it’s paradigm shifting, according to Asian and Latin Culinary Trend Mappi

2013-01-29

As smartphone use rapidly increases, quick-serve operators are looking for ways to stay up to date and adapt to new technologies and consumer trend

2013-01-25

With the first month of the New Year drawing to a close, GrubHub, a leading food-ordering service, tracked takeout orders to determine the typical

2013-01-24

While the economic downturn has affected consumer spending across many sectors, craft and craft-style beers are defying recessionary trends with an