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Consumer Trends

Consumer trends, insights and preferences

Consumer Trends

How diners are ordering now

Do most guests prefer to order online or in the restaurant? From a third party or the restaurant's website? Here's what operators need to know.

Consumer Trends

Are food trucks and food halls still emerging?

These types of venues have both posed a threat—as well as an opportunity—to traditional brick-and-mortar restaurants. So where do they stand with today’s consumers?

They might be on meal plans now, but these consumers represent restaurants' future dining set. Here's what operators need to know about their habits and preferences.

Consumers are clearly interested in more veggies at the center of the plate—but that doesn’t mean meat is losing favor. So what’s resonating with meat eaters?

See what diners are saying about the sector as restaurants look to revitalize.

Operations that combine food, drink and activities are gaining nighttime fans.

The meat-centric chain has lifted the napkin off its first “megetable,” the carrot-like (but turkey-based) Marrot.

Whether blue or red in 2020, they’re against extending menu labeling.

Consumers were tempted by the combination of flavors and ingredients in these limited-time offers.

Consumers’ reasons for dining out vary widely, though convenience and a tasty meal are at the top of the list for many. For some, going out to eat might be an indulgence. Others seek out restaurants t...

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