Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en What do consumers look for in a restaurant? http://nrn.com/what-do-consumers-look-restaurant <div class="node-body link-body">The National Restaurant Association's 2014 Restaurant Industry Forecast explores how consumers choose where to dine and other consumer trends.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://nrn.com/site-files/nrn.com/files/NRA_2014-forecast_promo.jpg?1397844511" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/what-do-consumers-look-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Consumer Trends Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:06:00 +0000 104701 at http://nrn.com Fine dining traffic growth outpaces other segments http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/fine-dining-traffic-growth-outpaces-other-segments <div class="field-deck"> Segment recovers from recession by responding to consumer demand </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Segment recovers from recession by responding to consumer demand</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/fine-dining-traffic-growth-outpaces-other-segments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/fine-dining-traffic-growth-outpaces-other-segments#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Fine Dining Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:01:00 +0000 103891 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Uneven economic recovery challenges restaurant operators http://nrn.com/finance/uneven-economic-recovery-challenges-restaurant-operators <div class="field-deck"> Operators find new opportunities in niche segments, technology, menu, GEFF report finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operators find new opportunities in niche segments, technology, menu, GEFF report finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/finance/uneven-economic-recovery-challenges-restaurant-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/finance/uneven-economic-recovery-challenges-restaurant-operators#comments Finance Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:14:00 +0000 103651 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Winter weather reveals opportunity for restaurants http://nrn.com/service/winter-weather-reveals-opportunity-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Delivery, drive-thru business warm spots in a cold season, NPD finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/service/winter-weather-reveals-opportunity-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/service/winter-weather-reveals-opportunity-restaurants#comments Consumer Trends Service Online Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:02:00 +0000 102901 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Reports: Corporate restaurant spending expected to rise http://nrn.com/corporate-news/reports-corporate-restaurant-spending-expected-rise-0 <div class="field-deck"> Bump in business travel to boost spending </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bump in business travel to boost spending</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/reports-corporate-restaurant-spending-expected-rise-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/reports-corporate-restaurant-spending-expected-rise-0#comments Consumer Trends Corporate Corporate News Latest Headlines Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:56:00 +0000 102091 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock 3 restaurants seeing success with sustainability http://nrn.com/sustainability/3-restaurants-seeing-success-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Chains find customers care about socially conscious initiatives</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sustainability/3-restaurants-seeing-success-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sustainability/3-restaurants-seeing-success-sustainability#comments Consumer Trends Sustainability Weekly Wrap Dunkin' Donuts Starbucks Coffee Online Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:23:00 +0000 101581 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock NPD: Breakfast led restaurant traffic growth in 2013 http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-breakfast-led-restaurant-traffic-growth-2013 <div class="field-deck"> Customer visits during lunch and dinner declined during the year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customer visits during lunch and dinner declined during the year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-breakfast-led-restaurant-traffic-growth-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-breakfast-led-restaurant-traffic-growth-2013#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:48:00 +0000 101571 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Survey: Consumers expect to spend less on dining out in 2014 http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-consumers-expect-spend-less-dining-out-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Consumers plan to pull back due to concerns over health, finances, says AlixPartners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers plan to pull back due to concerns over health, finances, says AlixPartners</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-consumers-expect-spend-less-dining-out-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-consumers-expect-spend-less-dining-out-2014#comments Finance Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:24:00 +0000 101491 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Survey: Sustainability key to restaurant customers http://nrn.com/sustainability/survey-sustainability-key-restaurant-customers <div class="field-deck"> Wade Hanson, director of a new Technomic study, discusses why restaurants need to make the effort </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wade Hanson, director of a new Technomic study, discusses why restaurants need to make the effort</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sustainability/survey-sustainability-key-restaurant-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sustainability/survey-sustainability-key-restaurant-customers#comments Consumer Trends Sustainability Operations People Back of the House Efficiency Insights Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:51:00 +0000 99801 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p><span>Wade Hanson, a principal with Technomic</span></p> Charcuterie, egg most buzzed-about menu items http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/charcuterie-egg-most-buzzed-about-menu-items <div class="field-deck"> NewBrandAnalytics analyzes online restaurant reviews to determine popular offerings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NewBrandAnalytics analyzes online restaurant reviews to determine popular offerings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/charcuterie-egg-most-buzzed-about-menu-items" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/charcuterie-egg-most-buzzed-about-menu-items#comments Consumer Trends Social Media Latest Headlines Food Trends What's Hot Tue, 11 Feb 2014 19:05:00 +0000 99651 at http://nrn.com <p>Charcuterie, done here with seafood, topped NewBrandAnalytics&#39; list of top appetizers of 2013.</p>