Consumer Trends

Consumer trends, insights and preferences

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Customers say they’ll spend more on some foods at restaurants.

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Here's where foodies yearn to go when they want an experience that extends beyond a good meal.

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With all the hype around third-party delivery, is it really a formidable force encroaching on traditional channels?

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Customers reveal which restaurant chains’ french fries they deem most likely to spark cravings.

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Here are six food and beverage items that more Hispanic consumers say they want to order from restaurants today than two years ago.

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How to best handle pooches on the patio as dog-friendly legislation (and the weather) heats up.

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Customers want brands to connect with them personally, both inside the four walls of a restaurant and out. The challenge now is how to figure out the ‘where’ and ‘how’ that creates an impact.

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Hispanic customers who recently dined out with children younger than 18 years old rated their favorite restaurant chains in a Technomic survey. These are the brands currently winning Hispanic family-dining occasions.

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Springtime signals changes in the industry for operators.