Kids may have little appetites, but they can be big business for restaurant operators. The trick is figuring out what the current generation of pint-sized dinersâ€”and the grownups who order for themâ€”want.According to new data from The NPD Group, todayâ€™s kids are less interested in the kidsâ€™ meals with toys or kidsâ€™ menus than they once were. Still, meals ordered by children accounted for 1.3 billion visits to restaurants and $5.6 billion in sales in 2008, signaling a huge opportunity for ...
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