Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en To attract Millennials, put their kids first http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/attract-millennials-put-their-kids-first <div class="node-body article-body">The “me generation” considers their children’s needs when picking a restaurant, NPD says</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/attract-millennials-put-their-kids-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/attract-millennials-put-their-kids-first#comments Consumer Trends Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:12:00 +0000 126271 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Report: Restaurant industry sees strong start to 2015 http://nrn.com/black-box/report-restaurant-industry-sees-strong-start-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Mild winter, improving economy lift January same-store sales, traffic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mild winter, improving economy lift January same-store sales, traffic</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/black-box/report-restaurant-industry-sees-strong-start-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/black-box/report-restaurant-industry-sees-strong-start-2015#comments Black Box Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Same-store sales Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:03:00 +0000 125571 at http://nrn.com Restaurants respond to diverse definitions of ‘healthful’ http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurants-respond-diverse-definitions-healthful <div class="node-body article-body">Operators seek to accommodate consumers’ individual dietary needs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurants-respond-diverse-definitions-healthful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurants-respond-diverse-definitions-healthful#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Health & Nutrition What's Hot Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:10:00 +0000 124611 at http://nrn.com <p>Corner Bakery Caf&eacute; Kale Caesar Salad</p> Photo: Corner Bakery Café Industry experts predict growth for restaurants in 2015 http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/industry-experts-predict-growth-restaurants-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Positive sales, traffic, economic data fuel optimism at Global Best Practices Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Positive sales, traffic, economic data fuel optimism at Global Best Practices Conference</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/industry-experts-predict-growth-restaurants-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/industry-experts-predict-growth-restaurants-2015#comments Consumer Trends Corporate Corporate News Latest Headlines Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:45:00 +0000 124541 at http://nrn.com Opinion: Divining intelligence from data to make smart menu decisions http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-divining-intelligence-data-make-smart-menu-decisions <div class="field-byline"> John Oakes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding consumer buying behavior can be invaluable for those tasked with menu strategy and pricing</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-divining-intelligence-data-make-smart-menu-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-divining-intelligence-data-make-smart-menu-decisions#comments Consumer Trends Opinions Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 123581 at http://nrn.com <p>John Oakes, chief operating officer, Revenue Management Solutions</p> Restaurant stocks see mediocre performance in 2014 http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-stocks-see-mediocre-performance-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Industry couldn’t keep up with surging stock market</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-stocks-see-mediocre-performance-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-stocks-see-mediocre-performance-2014#comments Consumer Trends Noodles & Company Corporate News Latest Headlines BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery/Brewhouse/Pizza & Grill Chipotle Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:27:00 +0000 123031 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock NPD: Restaurants should target specific consumer needs http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-restaurants-should-target-specific-consumer-needs <div class="node-body article-body">Convenience, value, menu variety top of mind for diners in the new year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-restaurants-should-target-specific-consumer-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-restaurants-should-target-specific-consumer-needs#comments Consumer Trends Fri, 02 Jan 2015 16:15:00 +0000 122941 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Operators' creativity flourishes with theme restaurants http://nrn.com/opinions/operators-creativity-flourishes-theme-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Will gimmick-led concepts have enough staying power to survive? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Will gimmick-led concepts have enough staying power to survive?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/operators-creativity-flourishes-theme-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/operators-creativity-flourishes-theme-restaurants#comments Consumer Trends Opinions Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:37:00 +0000 122911 at http://nrn.com NRN predicts 2015 restaurant marketing trends http://nrn.com/marketing/nrn-predicts-2015-restaurant-marketing-trends <div class="node-body article-body">NRN editor Lisa Jennings tells us what’s next in restaurant marketing</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/marketing/nrn-predicts-2015-restaurant-marketing-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/marketing/nrn-predicts-2015-restaurant-marketing-trends#comments Advertising Consumer Trends Marketing Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:15:00 +0000 122721 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock NRN predicts 2015 restaurant finance trends http://nrn.com/corporate-news/nrn-predicts-2015-finance-trends <div class="node-body article-body">NRN editor Jonathan Maze tells us what’s next in restaurant finance</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/nrn-predicts-2015-finance-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/nrn-predicts-2015-finance-trends#comments Consumer Trends Corporate News Latest Headlines Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:10:00 +0000 122601 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock