Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en Survey: Mexican food straddles foreign, US cuisines http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-mexican-food-straddles-foreign-us-cuisines <div class="field-deck"> Half of those surveyed by NRA eat Mexican food at least once a month </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Half of those surveyed by NRA eat Mexican food at least once a month</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-mexican-food-straddles-foreign-us-cuisines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-mexican-food-straddles-foreign-us-cuisines#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:51:00 +0000 143461 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock From the editor: Focus on the future http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/editor-focus-future <div class="node-body article-body">Hot Concepts awards identify rising restaurant brands set for big things</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/editor-focus-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/editor-focus-future#comments Consumer Trends Golden Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:00:00 +0000 143401 at http://nrn.com <p>Sarah E. Lockyer</p> Survey: Top 5 small fast-casual chains http://nrn.com/fast-casual/survey-top-5-small-fast-casual-chains <div class="field-deck"> Zagat asks audiences in 15 U.S. cities, Toronto to rank favorites </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Zagat asks audiences in 15 U.S. cities, Toronto to rank favorites</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/survey-top-5-small-fast-casual-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/survey-top-5-small-fast-casual-chains#comments Consumer Trends Fast Casual Latest Headlines Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:11:00 +0000 143041 at http://nrn.com Survey: Italian remains most popular ethnic cuisine http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-italian-remains-most-popular-ethnic-cuisine <div class="field-deck"> Consumption highest in the Northeast </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumption highest in the Northeast</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-italian-remains-most-popular-ethnic-cuisine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-italian-remains-most-popular-ethnic-cuisine#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:25:00 +0000 142831 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock NPD: Seasonal beverage programs attract loyal visitors http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-seasonal-beverage-programs-attract-loyal-visitors <div class="node-body article-body">Drink specials tied to the season can inspire repeat visits from existing customers, according to NPD Group research</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-seasonal-beverage-programs-attract-loyal-visitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-seasonal-beverage-programs-attract-loyal-visitors#comments Consumer Trends Beverage Trends Latest Headlines Dessert Trends Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:53:00 +0000 142781 at http://nrn.com <p>Dunkin&#39; Donuts&#39; pumpkin-flavored beverage line</p> Dunkin' Donuts Report: Consumer interest in ethnic cuisines grows http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-consumer-interest-ethnic-cuisines-grows <div class="field-deck"> Diners more knowledgeable, sophisticated than they were 20 years ago, NRA finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diners more knowledgeable, sophisticated than they were 20 years ago, NRA finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-consumer-interest-ethnic-cuisines-grows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-consumer-interest-ethnic-cuisines-grows#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:56:00 +0000 142641 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Must-see videos: Why Americans are the world's biggest snackers http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/must-see-videos-why-americans-are-worlds-biggest-snackers <div class="field-deck"> NRN's picks for videos you need to watch this week </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NRN's picks for videos you need to watch this week</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/must-see-videos-why-americans-are-worlds-biggest-snackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/must-see-videos-why-americans-are-worlds-biggest-snackers#comments Consumer Trends Video Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:11:00 +0000 142211 at http://nrn.com The rise in meal kit services: A discussion http://nrn.com/food-trends/nancy-kruse-bret-thorn-discuss-meal-kit-services <div class="field-deck"> Does the latest crop of partially prepared meals present a threat to restaurants? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Does the latest crop of partially prepared meals present a threat to restaurants?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/nancy-kruse-bret-thorn-discuss-meal-kit-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/nancy-kruse-bret-thorn-discuss-meal-kit-services#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:18:00 +0000 142031 at http://nrn.com Pizza Hut franchisee abruptly closes call center http://nrn.com/hr-training/pizza-hut-franchisee-abruptly-closes-call-center <div class="field-deck"> NPC International cites consumer shift toward online ordering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NPC International cites consumer shift toward online ordering</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/pizza-hut-franchisee-abruptly-closes-call-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/pizza-hut-franchisee-abruptly-closes-call-center#comments Consumer Trends H.R. & Training Latest Headlines Technology Quick Service Pizza Hut Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:38:00 +0000 141971 at http://nrn.com Infographic: The value of loyal customers http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-value-loyal-customers <div class="field-deck"> Data shows losing repeat visitors can be costly </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Explore the power of loyal customers and the missed opportunity from those who don’t return</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-value-loyal-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-value-loyal-customers#comments Consumer Trends Fri, 07 Aug 2015 13:40:00 +0000 141541 at http://nrn.com