Consumer Trends

Customers’ most-craved breakfasts

See which 10 chains are meeting consumers’ morning cravings the most.

IHOP Recognizes Glazier Foods Company As 2010 "Distributor of the Year"

GLENDALE, CA (October 20, 2010)—IHOP, one of America's favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunchand dinner, celebrated the company's success and honored...

The new platform is part of the chain’s continuing push into off-premise.

GLENDALE, CA (October 04, 2011)—IHOP brought together franchisees of more than 1,500 locations, as well as vendor partners, for a three day franchise...

The franchisor also plans to announce an acquisition within roughly the next year.

The family restaurant chain’s updated logo features a prominent smile, a departure from its former logo, which one IHOP executive noted “appeared as a person’s frown.”

Operators are taking advantage of falling meat prices when adding new sandwiches to the lineup.

The casual-dining brand’s headquarters will relocate to Glendale, Calif.

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.

As consumers try to meet their healthier eating pledges, some operators are bucking the trend and offering indulgent fare.

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