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Outside Insights

industry headlines

2013-10-09

The Wisconsin Restaurant Expo, one of the largest and most inclusive state foodservice and hospitality shows in the...

2013-10-08

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced the release of its “On The Menu: Restaurant Nutrition Initiatives” report,...

2013-09-30

Restaurants want to believe that the 1 percent decline in customer traffic at lunch since 2008 is the result of debt-...

2013-09-26

Restaurants compete most heavily with retail stores for prepared-food orders at supper and snack, but the strongest visit growth for retail...

2013-09-25

It’s shaping up to be a happy holiday for job seekers looking for a seasonal job, according to the sixth-annual survey commissioned by...

2013-09-18

One of the hottest topics in the food industry today is whether or not foods made using ingredients from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are...

2013-09-18

U.S. restaurant traffic increased by 1 percent in the second calendar quarter of 2013 compared to same quarter last year, while consumer spending...

2013-09-17

Through familiarity and an array of offerings, ice cream is the leading frozen treat in the ice cream and frozen novelty market, representing 54...

2013-09-11

In the latest attempt to get sales back on track, improve profit margins, and capture the ever-price-sensitive consumer, McDonald’s...

2013-09-09

AllergyEats, a leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has secured new sponsors...