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Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

Consumer Trends

Millennials’ favorite chains for 2017

Millennials are the most reliant on foodservice of all generations, finds Technomic. They also drive off-premise dining, including takeout and delivery.

Consumer Trends

America's favorite fast casual chains

As expected, fast casual is still growing faster than other segments, though Technomic recently suggested its growth may be slowed in the coming years.

Customers share which brands have the menu items they most crave and can’t get anywhere else.

A look at the top chains winning with solo diners—as well as those scoring high with most consumers but missing the mark when it comes to dine-alone guests.

The chicken chains from the 2016 Top 500 ranking have been boosted by sandwich, wing and chicken finger specialists.

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.

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