Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

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The year continues to be disappointing for the restaurant industry as February again resulted in negative same-store sales, according to Black Box


For a second consecutive year, Zaxby’s has ranked as America’s “Most Craveable Fast Casual” by Technomic, a market research firm specializing in th


A long-acknowledged reality is that almost any American home with a child present is also


Breakfast is regarded as the most important meal of the day, and for food retailers and marketers this widespread emphasis on the morning meal will


Ichor Restaurant Group, a multi-brand operator and franchisor of 13 restaurants throughout Ohio with an additional resta


Rational has begun the year with a new board chairman. Dr.


The first thing you hear when you walk into any Moe’s is an enthusiastic "Welcome to Moe's!” Now Moe’s is inviting its loyal fans to participate in


Fast casual restaurants continue to be a bright spot for the foodservice industry, w


Americans’ love of sweets has propelled dollar sales of packaged sweet baked snacks and desserts by a compound annual growth rate of 2.5 percent si


As a result of softer same-store sales and customer traffic levels, the National Res