Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en NPD: Weak global restaurant traffic raises concerns http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/npd-weak-global-restaurant-traffic-raises-concerns <div class="field-deck"> Only four of 11 international markets surveyed saw traffic increase during the second quarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Only four of 11 international markets surveyed saw traffic increase during the second quarter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/npd-weak-global-restaurant-traffic-raises-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/npd-weak-global-restaurant-traffic-raises-concerns#comments Consumer Trends International Latest Headlines Same-store sales Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:38:00 +0000 117051 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock New casual-dining chains rewrite the rules http://nrn.com/casual-dining/new-casual-dining-chains-rewrite-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Upstart concepts challenge conventions of segment's biggest brands</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/new-casual-dining-chains-rewrite-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/new-casual-dining-chains-rewrite-rules#comments Casual Dining Consumer Trends Emerging Chains Food Trends Registration Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:33:00 +0000 116551 at http://nrn.com Ted's Montana Grill finds success in upscale positioning http://nrn.com/food-trends/teds-montana-grill-finds-success-upscale-positioning <div class="node-body article-body">Co-founder, CEO George McKerrow discusses the brand’s evolution</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/teds-montana-grill-finds-success-upscale-positioning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/teds-montana-grill-finds-success-upscale-positioning#comments Casual Dining Consumer Trends Food Trends Registration Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:08:00 +0000 116491 at http://nrn.com <p>George McKerrow</p> Restaurant Menu Watch: Conflicting data on consumers' healthful choices http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/restaurant-menu-watch-conflicting-data-consumers-healthful-choices <div class="node-body article-body">Not all studies agree that diners are actually picking better-for-you options</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/restaurant-menu-watch-conflicting-data-consumers-healthful-choices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/restaurant-menu-watch-conflicting-data-consumers-healthful-choices#comments Consumer Trends Health & Nutrition Registration Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:50:00 +0000 116381 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Restaurant Finance Watch: Positive August sales bode well for industry http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/restaurant-finance-watch-positive-august-sales-bode-well-industry <div class="field-deck"> Same-store sales during the month of August rose between 3.5 percent to 4 percent on average </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Same-store sales during the month of August rose between 3.5 percent to 4 percent on average</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/restaurant-finance-watch-positive-august-sales-bode-well-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/restaurant-finance-watch-positive-august-sales-bode-well-industry#comments Consumer Trends Same-store sales Registration Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:00 +0000 116131 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Restaurants seek to regain lost traffic from Millennials http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-seek-regain-lost-traffic-millennials <div class="node-body article-body">Consumer group looking for unique dining experience, NPD says</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-seek-regain-lost-traffic-millennials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-seek-regain-lost-traffic-millennials#comments Consumer Trends Registration Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:00:00 +0000 115701 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Study: Craft beer consumption in bars, restaurants rises http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/study-craft-beer-consumption-bars-restaurants-rises <div class="field-deck"> Cider’s popularity is also booming, according to data from Technomic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cider’s popularity is also booming, according to data from Technomic </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/study-craft-beer-consumption-bars-restaurants-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/study-craft-beer-consumption-bars-restaurants-rises#comments Beer Consumer Trends Beverage Trends What's Hot Registration Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:30:00 +0000 115551 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Dunkin' Donuts introduces almond milk http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/dunkin-donuts-introduces-almond-milk <div class="field-deck"> Nondairy option now available at most U.S. locations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nondairy option now available at most U.S. locations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/dunkin-donuts-introduces-almond-milk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/dunkin-donuts-introduces-almond-milk#comments Consumer Trends Beverage Trends Latest Headlines Health & Nutrition Quick Service Dunkin' Donuts Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:56:00 +0000 115471 at http://nrn.com Approach to healthful food is shifting http://nrn.com/opinions/approach-healthful-food-shifting <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants have more work to do on improving healthful menu options </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants have more work to do on improving healthful menu options</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/approach-healthful-food-shifting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/approach-healthful-food-shifting#comments Consumer Trends Opinions Food Trends Health & Nutrition Registration Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:58:00 +0000 115201 at http://nrn.com NPD: Location is top driver of repeat restaurant visits http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-location-top-driver-repeat-restaurant-visits <div class="node-body article-body">Dunkin’ Donuts, Chipotle reveal strategies for building loyalty, visits</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-location-top-driver-repeat-restaurant-visits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-location-top-driver-repeat-restaurant-visits#comments Consumer Trends Chipotle Dunkin' Donuts Registration Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:06:00 +0000 114761 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock