Papa John's

Consumer Trends

Top LTOs of 2017

The Top 500 chains unveiled more than 13,000 limited-time offers in 2017, but only some can be winners with consumers.


4 menu innovations worth noting

It's the heart of LTO and specials season for the restaurant industry. Here are a few introductions or tests that stand out in the torrent of new customer lures.

The former Papa John’s CFO replaces the retiring Jerry Rebel.

The pizza chain has debuted an Apple TV ordering platform.

The Yum Brands chain has inked a multiyear deal with the league.

Consumers increasingly expect loyalty programs at limited-service restaurants, and women are key to driving membership usage. New Technomic research unveils six things women in particular want from an LSR rewards program.

Some of the customers in the drive-thru lane at a Meatheads restaurant never bother to order at the speaker, knowing their order was taken long before they drove up.

The constant pressure to differentiate is pushing operations in some unusual directions. Here are a few examples.

These are the brands people are talking about most, on and off social media.

DIY pizza is again a growth story, but still a relatively small piece of the pie (only Blaze Pizza has hit the top 200).

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