Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, released its First Data SpendTrend Mid-Month Flash analysis


With continued high unemployment across the U.S., restaurant traffic remains down -1 percent in the third calendar quarter of  2010, but positive s