New types of competitors, digital innovation, and rapid economic changes are transforming the restaurant business. Based on Applied Predictive Technologies’ ongoing partnerships with the world’s leading restaurants, here are the key trends to look out for in 2014.
Last year was marked by continued economic uncertainty, the rapid expansion of the fast-casual segment, a devastating drought, and innovative new menu items and promotions. Here are the five top trends that will affect restaurants in 2013.
1. Competing with Fast Casual: The Quick-Serve Empires Try to Strike Back