Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

industry headlines

2014-12-17

As customers finalize their holiday shopping, Starbucks anticipates record purchases of Starbucks Cards on December 24, citing the trend for custom

2014-12-15

As the restaurant industry struggles to entice more consumer visits, consumer attitudes and behaviors are shifting.

2014-12-09

Papa John’s announced today digital and mobile channels account for more than 50 percent of its total U.S.

2014-12-09

The age-old parental advice to “eat your fruits and vegetables” has taken hold. From 2003 to 2013, consumption of fresh foods— fruits, vegetables,

2014-12-03

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) each year gets in the kitchen with chefs to reveal the top menu trends for the coming year.

2014-11-26

Sustainability in the restaurant world typically concerned how takeout and delivery options might cause recycling issues at home for consumers.

2014-11-26

Thanksgiving Eve is one of the busiest nights for bars and restaurants, and Technomic foresees big sales for some fast-growing beer, wine, and spir

2014-11-11

Americans are sourcing more meals from home than they have in years, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company, which just releas

2014-10-31

As a result of softer customer traffic levels and a somewhat dampened outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s res

2014-10-28

Despite cutbacks in restaurant visits over the past several years, Millennials, ages 18–34, continue to be heavy users of restaurants, reports The

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