Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en Versatile mangoes add bright pop to restaurant menus http://nrn.com/food-trends/versatile-mangoes-add-bright-pop-restaurant-menus <div class="field-deck"> The tropical fruit is becoming more popular with consumers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The tropical fruit is becoming more popular with consumers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/versatile-mangoes-add-bright-pop-restaurant-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/versatile-mangoes-add-bright-pop-restaurant-menus#comments Consumer Trends Opinions Food Trends Kruse Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:30:00 +0000 137971 at http://nrn.com <p>On The Border&rsquo;s Mango Chicken Salad</p> On The Border Johnny Rockets targets Hispanic markets http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/johnny-rockets-targets-hispanic-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Operator eyes growth opportunities in West Texas, Arizona</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/johnny-rockets-targets-hispanic-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/johnny-rockets-targets-hispanic-markets#comments Casual Dining Consumer Trends Corporate News Latest Headlines Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:54:00 +0000 137931 at http://nrn.com Report: Lunch traffic drives strongest global restaurant markets http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-lunch-traffic-drives-strongest-global-restaurant-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Growth during lunch seems to unite best-performing countries, NPD finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-lunch-traffic-drives-strongest-global-restaurant-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-lunch-traffic-drives-strongest-global-restaurant-markets#comments Consumer Trends McAlister's Deli Corporate News Latest Headlines Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:31:00 +0000 137791 at http://nrn.com <p>McAlister&rsquo;s King Club</p> McAlister’s Deli Survey: Chick-fil-A, Texas Roadhouse rank highest among consumers http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-chick-fil-texas-roadhouse-rank-highest-among-consumers <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers prioritize food quality over value, American Customer Satisfaction Index finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-chick-fil-texas-roadhouse-rank-highest-among-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-chick-fil-texas-roadhouse-rank-highest-among-consumers#comments Consumer Trends Applebee's Latest Headlines Chick-fil-A Chipotle Dunkin' Donuts McDonald's Olive Garden Starbucks Coffee Texas Roadhouse Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:06:00 +0000 137821 at http://nrn.com <p>Chick-fil-A grilled sandwiches</p> Chick-fil-A NPD: Jerky gains popularity as a snack http://nrn.com/food-trends/npd-jerky-gains-popularity-snack <div class="field-deck"> Chefs find new ways to serve cured protein </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chefs find new ways to serve cured protein</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/npd-jerky-gains-popularity-snack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/npd-jerky-gains-popularity-snack#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:01:00 +0000 137731 at http://nrn.com <p>Chef Brian Goodman&#39;s beef jerky plate at Greenhouse Tavern</p> Photo: Amelia Sawyer Survey: Consumers expect more tech from all restaurants http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-consumers-expect-more-tech-all-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Amenities from Domino’s, The Habit Burger Grill, Ben & Jerry’s rank highly, Technomic finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Amenities from Domino’s, The Habit Burger Grill, Ben & Jerry’s rank highly, Technomic finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-consumers-expect-more-tech-all-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-consumers-expect-more-tech-all-restaurants#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Technology Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:23:00 +0000 137141 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Survey: Millennials more receptive to ‘trendy’ limited-service chains http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-millennials-more-receptive-trendy-limited-service-chains <div class="field-deck"> Older generations more likely to try new menu items at established brands, E-Poll Market Research finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Older generations more likely to try new menu items at established brands, E-Poll Market Research finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-millennials-more-receptive-trendy-limited-service-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-millennials-more-receptive-trendy-limited-service-chains#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Quick Service Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:19:00 +0000 135921 at http://nrn.com Photo: Starbucks Report: Restaurant sales rise 1.1% in May http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-restaurant-sales-rise-11-may <div class="field-deck"> Same-store sales growth rate softens; traffic still presents a challenge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Same-store sales growth rate softens; traffic still presents a challenge</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-restaurant-sales-rise-11-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/report-restaurant-sales-rise-11-may#comments Black Box Consumer Trends Corporate News Latest Headlines Same-store sales Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:38:00 +0000 135411 at http://nrn.com 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 What's Hot Wawa Tue, 26 May 2015 20:25:00 +0000 134681 at http://nrn.com <p>QuikTrip&rsquo;s Supreme Pizza</p> QuikTrip 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