Consumer Trends

Cost-conscious consumers trade down from restaurants to c-stores

As menu prices rise at fast-food restaurants, customers are looking to convenience stores for meal deals.

Consumer Trends

Here’s why some Thanksgiving turkeys are getting tanked

Restaurant Rewind: Deep-frying a whole bird is no longer a novelty. But the alternative prep method was largely unknown until recent decades. Here's how the process evolved from crazy notion to viable option.

Menu prices are up. Restaurant traffic is down. And grocery inflation is easing. How will Turkey Day 2023 shape up?

More than half of people say they’re getting tired of tip requests as their own finances worsen, according to a new survey.

Lower-income people are clearly pulling back, while higher earners and families show resilience, according to new data.

A ranking of the world’s simplest brands showed that QSRs are excelling as technology plays a bigger role.

Remote work, inflation and even Netflix could be driving consumers to eat dinner earlier, particularly at higher-end restaurants.

Full-service restaurant chains are the most socioeconomically diverse places in the U.S., according to new research. It could help them weather a tough economy.

Some are opting for less-expensive wines and entrees, executives said during a wide-ranging earnings call that also touched on student loans, California’s wage bill and Ozempic.

There are still different views on how much to give baristas, delivery people and even servers, according to a Bank of America survey.

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