Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en Convenience stores threaten QSRs with improved food quality http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/convenience-stores-threaten-qsrs-improved-food-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Share of visits at convenience stores rises, according to The NPD Group</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/convenience-stores-threaten-qsrs-improved-food-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/convenience-stores-threaten-qsrs-improved-food-quality#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Quick Service Tue, 26 May 2015 20:25:00 +0000 134681 at http://nrn.com <p>QuickTrip&rsquo;s Supreme Pizza.</p> Photo: QuickTrip How restaurants can attract business diners http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/how-restaurants-can-attract-business-diners <div class="field-deck"> Business diners spend 1.6 to 1.8 times more than typical diner, experts say at NRA Show panel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Business diners spend 1.6 to 1.8 times more than typical diner, experts say at NRA Show panel</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/how-restaurants-can-attract-business-diners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/how-restaurants-can-attract-business-diners#comments Consumer Trends NRA Show Latest Headlines Mon, 18 May 2015 20:09:00 +0000 134241 at http://nrn.com <p>From left: Santosh Jayaram of Table8, Ti Martin of Commander&rsquo;s Palace, Peter Frost of Crain&rsquo;s Chicago Business and moderator Mary Wagstaff of Wagstaff Worldwide</p> Photo: Ron Ruggless Restaurant operators make big data small http://nrn.com/technology/restaurant-operators-make-big-data-small <div class="field-deck"> Data-driven tools, social media help brands better understand customers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Data-driven tools, social media help brands better understand customers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/restaurant-operators-make-big-data-small" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/restaurant-operators-make-big-data-small#comments Consumer Trends NRA Show Technology Wed, 13 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 133441 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock New tech efforts revolutionizing restaurant labor http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/new-tech-efforts-revolutionizing-restaurant-labor <div class="field-deck"> Technology-driven improvements lower costs, streamline labor management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technology-driven improvements lower costs, streamline labor management </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/new-tech-efforts-revolutionizing-restaurant-labor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/new-tech-efforts-revolutionizing-restaurant-labor#comments Consumer Trends NRA Show Technology Wed, 13 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 133511 at http://nrn.com Infographic: The untapped potential of tech in restaurants http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-untapped-potential-tech-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Digital tools can shape every step of the customer experience</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-untapped-potential-tech-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-untapped-potential-tech-restaurants#comments Consumer Trends Technology Wed, 13 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 133561 at http://nrn.com Survey: Oysters becoming more popular among younger consumers http://nrn.com/food-trends/survey-oysters-becoming-more-popular-among-younger-consumers <div class="field-deck"> The mollusk finds particular favor among young men, Datassential finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The mollusk finds particular favor among young men, Datassential finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/survey-oysters-becoming-more-popular-among-younger-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/survey-oysters-becoming-more-popular-among-younger-consumers#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Seafood Trends Tue, 12 May 2015 17:21:00 +0000 133521 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Report: Strong sales in April may foretell positive 2Q http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-strong-sales-april-may-foretell-positive-2q <div class="field-deck"> Industrywide same-store sales rise 1.9 percent during the month </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industrywide same-store sales rise 1.9 percent during the month</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-strong-sales-april-may-foretell-positive-2q" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-strong-sales-april-may-foretell-positive-2q#comments Black Box Consumer Trends Corporate News Latest Headlines Same-store sales Thu, 07 May 2015 18:20:00 +0000 133131 at http://nrn.com Restaurants see success but traffic still a challenge http://nrn.com/finance/restaurant-traffic-growth-remains-elusive <div class="node-body article-body">Something appears to be holding the industry back from the growth it has traditionally experienced</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/finance/restaurant-traffic-growth-remains-elusive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/finance/restaurant-traffic-growth-remains-elusive#comments Finance Consumer Trends NRA Show Latest Headlines Operations Thu, 07 May 2015 11:30:00 +0000 131851 at http://nrn.com Study: Restaurant dine-in traffic rises http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/study-restaurant-dine-traffic-rises <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers who dine in tend to spend more, The NPD Group finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/study-restaurant-dine-traffic-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/study-restaurant-dine-traffic-rises#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0000 132101 at http://nrn.com <p>Eclectic offerings from Sizzler&rsquo;s endless salad bar.</p> Photo: Sizzler Infographic: Millennials cut restaurant spending http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-millennials-cut-restaurant-spending <div class="node-body article-body">The latest restaurant dining and ordering trends among Millennials</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-millennials-cut-restaurant-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/infographic-millennials-cut-restaurant-spending#comments Finance Consumer Trends Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:05:00 +0000 131871 at http://nrn.com