Consumer Trends

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Study: Quick-Service Diners are Headed Elsewhere

2017-04-11 The restaurant industry is at a crossroads.

Report: Music Can Increase Restaurant Sales by 9 Percent

2017-04-04 Playing music that has a good fit with a company’s brand increased customer well-being and hiked sales for a major restaurant chain, the largest acade...

Study: Chick-fil-A is Still the King of Customer Service

2017-03-27 Chipotle’s comeback appears to be resonating with its customers.

Are the Negative Starbucks Reports Overblown?

2017-03-10 Starbucks has a response to reports that its brand is faltering: It’s simply not true.

How Tender Greens is Disrupting Fast Casual

2017-03-02 The fast-casual industry is due for some disruption.

Study: Millennials to Continue Shaping the Food Industry

2017-02-02 In a study examining dining experiences of millennial consumers (18 to 34 year olds), Y-Pulse was able to dig deep into what drives the same consumer ...

Consumers Will Spend $18.2 Billion on Valentine’s Day

2017-02-02 After a decade-long increase, Valentine’s Day spending is expected to finally see a market correction this year, according to the annual survey releas...

A New Path to Increasing Restaurant Business

2017-01-25 Getting customers who visit restaurants less to visit more may be overstating the obvious in terms of boosting sluggish U.S.

Research: Less than Half of Americans Think They Eat Right

2017-01-17 With every New Year comes new resolutions.

Study: Panera Bread No. 1 in Customer Loyalty

2017-01-10 Panera Bread, Culver’s, and In-N-Out are among the brands that a majority of customers would recommend to friends and family, according to a study by ...