Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

industry headlines

2011-01-31

Sixty percent of restaurant-goers report that the recession has changed the way their family spends money, and 24 percent of these consumers plan t

2011-01-27

Consumers seeking a stylish and exceptionally functional single-serve beverage system that makes a variety of coffee, espresso, and tea beverages n

2011-01-24

McDonald's Corporation announced that it saw positive results for the fourth quarter, including a global comparable sales increase of 5 percent.

2011-01-18

Domino’s Pizza is striving to be a part of the solution when it comes to promoting healthy, active lifestyles for young people—highlighted by the l

2011-01-14

The Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) issued its 2010 Annual Report, which chronicles the CHR’s multifaceted efforts to promote and sha

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