Consumer Trends

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With little growth in consumer visits to U.S.


The National Restaurant Association (NRA) earned a 2014 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its Restaurant Industry Forecast, the association announced


Due in large part to softer customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) registered a moderate


KFC Canada is keeping things Fresh with the announcement that its new urban fast-casual concept, first piloted in December 2013 as KFC Select, is e


New research from Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers may indeed love the big, bold flavors of their favorite artisanal brew, they also


Fresh To Order now offers a new mobile app through which guests can pay for their meals and earn rewards on their cell phones.


Wendy’s is testing a build-your-own sandwich program, a move that could nudge the company even closer to its goal of competing more with the fast-c


U.S. consumers made some 61 billion visits to restaurants in the year ending May 2014.


It’s no secret that a premium brand perception pays off in the limited-service industry.


With National Ice Cream Month in full swing, Baskin-Robbins, the largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is revealing which ice cream flavors m