Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

industry headlines

2011-02-11

Consumers are sourcing prepared meals from a wider range of retail foodservice operations than they were two years ago, many times at the expense o

2011-02-10

Seventy million Americans will celebrate Valentine’s Day at a restaurant this year, according to the National Restaurant Association.

2011-02-08

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches recently unveiled two larger sandwich sizes—10.5 inches and a 14-inch Superwich—to  complement its classic 7-inch sa

2011-02-01

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) released its 2011 Restaurant Industry Forecast today, predicting that the quick-service industry's growth

2011-01-31

First impressions matter.

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