Consumer Trends

Consumer trends, insights and preferences

Consumer Trends

Instant Intel: Today’s Breakfast Trends

Shifting demands are reshaping the morning meal.

Consumer Trends

Which restaurant chains play the best music, according to customers?

New Technomic data reveals which brands are winning over diners with their playlists—and which are prompting some to plug their ears.

Critics say the measure would still have a negative effect on area jobs.

New data from Technomic shows changes in millennial behavior, which can be directly linked to a need for convenience.

Consumers give high marks to six chains that differentiate the menu and experience.

Changing customer demographics could mean operators need to cater differently to diners, says Technomic.

Part of Adam Hasley’s job at the National Restaurant Association is reading the future. Here’s some of what he’s seeing.

Some 10% of millennial diners say they never leave gratuity when dining out.

It looks like Canadian restaurateurs will reap the benefits first, but U.S. operators need to catch up, big time.

When it comes to consumers’ menu preferences this spring and summer, it pays to go seasonal.