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Consumer Trends

April's 10 most alluring LTOs

Consumers reveal which chain limited-time offers they were most likely to order based on the name and description.

Food

‘Better chicken’ emerges as product of the moment

Nevermind better burgers. Chicken is ruling the roost for limited-service restaurants, as the latest round of limited-time items attests.

The top and fastest-growing chains don’t always align with average total menu items in their sectors.

Customers reveal which restaurant chains offer them the most craveable burgers that they can’t get anywhere else in a recent Technomic survey.

Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

Just starting to get their own spending power, Gen Z is now in operators’ sights. Because of their limited budgets, this generation frequents QSRs the most.

Customers rated these five limited-service brands as being the best in integrating tech.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.