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More QSRs and full-service restaurants are expected to realign their formats to compete more aggressively.
Of those planning to hire for the summer, 74 percent expect to have the positions filled by the end of May.
Most Americans now own a smartphone and are using them to shop and eat out.
Invasivor consumption is motivated by the desire to preserve native plant or animal species, and is tied to sustainability.
As Celiac Awareness Month approaches, one industry expert predicts the diet's growth will continue for the next few years.
A key finding of our first Millennial study was the mantra, "Useful is the new cool." In our follow up study, "Millennials as New Parents: The Rise of a New American Pragmatism," this mantra still applies, but with Millennial parents...
The younger demographic trusts word of mouth, but considers 'digital word of mouth' the same as a call from mom.
Top retail analyst Nikki Baird will explore rapidly advancing technology and consumer tolerance for being tracked.
Restaurants should work with chefs and suppliers to ensure healthier meals, and even include kids in focus groups.
As large pizza chains claim an advantage with high cheese prices, smaller concepts tout quality and experience.
The self-professed "mobile geek" co-founded Vibes before text messaging was even possible in the U.S.
The budget conscience consumer will demand luxury and "value" will be defined as the best quality for the money.
Trends indicate that consumers and food continue to move toward experimentation.
Droughts, livestock viruses and thinner herds are all affecting center-of-the-plate pricing.
Consumers have told us they want more coffee, tea and alcohol options from restaurants
If you decide to enter the gluten-free market, prepare to downsize production as the trend downsizes.
New report sheds light on the increasing influence of mobile ads on limited-service restaurant consumers.
Showing customers your ingredients and preparation processes provides a better connection with them, experts say.
Consumers are seeking naturally healthy options, unprocessed items, but also convenience and clear benefit messaging.
For restaurants, mobile is changing the customer service model by enabling more discrete time optimization. Marketers need to evaluate how to adapt their business to the rapid mobile wave coming their way and appeal to a growing mobile audience.