Consumer Trends

Consumer trends, insights and preferences

Providing exclusive consumer trends and insights to enhance your marketing strategy. Powered by Technomic . “Technomic is a Chicago-based consulting and research firm providing a 360° view of the...

Sure, the cool kids are doing it—Danny Meyer, David Chang and Tom Colicchio are a few of the big names ditching tipping in some of their restaurants. But still, they’re among only 9 percent of...

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Technomic has identified consumer trends likely to shape the restaurant industry in 2016. Here is what the Chicago researcher has identified as the top trends to expect.

Much was made of Danny Meyer’s announcement in October of a trial separation with traditional tipping at his New York City restaurant, The Modern. However, as with most things, there are more sides...

Chick-fil-A and Firehouse Subs have a few things in common, one being that they top the rankings of consumers’ favorite restaurant chains . It’s clear that these brands not only understand consumers—...

Today’s consumers are interested in more than just convenience and quality food; they want to feel a personal connection with restaurants. To see which brands are winning beyond the operational...

Technomic has announced the winners of its 2016 Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Awards in four categories, based on consumer assessments of more than 60 attributes, delivered through the market...

Millennials, the much lauded-after generation that marketers still are trying to figure out, have a different set of needs and wants than the overall consumer base. Quality must be balanced with...

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