Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

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2011-01-13

First Data Corporation, a global provider in electronic commerce and payment processing, released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for the full m

2011-01-12

A new report from global business-advisory firm AlixPartners shows that 2011 may see a mixed bag of results for restaurant operators.

2011-01-12

Chop’t, a fast-casual salad concept, experienced a 20 percent spike in lunch sales the first week of January.

2011-01-10

Check-in technology like Foursquare and Facebook Places is booming in popularity, as more people chart their destinations through the power of smar

2011-01-07

In an effort to draw more traffic from the 50-and-older demographic, Denny’s launched a promotional campaign last year that gives a 20 percent disc

2011-01-07

Tyson Food Service released the newest edition of Tyson’s Insights and Discovery newsletter containing “Understanding Today’s Foodservice

2011-01-05

A recent survey of the top emerging restaurant markets in the U.S.

2010-12-29

As the country began dragging itself from economic turmoil in 2010, which dishes and drinks did savvy food marketers and restaurant operators intro

2010-12-29

While spirits barely edged out beer as the most popular alcoholic beverage enjoyed by consumers between this year, the market has hardly fallen fla

2010-12-24

Tender Greens, a Southern California–based quick-serve chain that offers an array of organic and healthy items, recently launched a Meatless Monday