Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en Restaurant Marketing Watch: Starbucks gears up for the holidays http://nrn.com/starbucks-coffee/restaurant-marketing-watch-starbucks-gears-holidays <div class="field-deck"> Chain positions itself to capture smartphone-tethered holiday shoppers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chain positions itself to capture smartphone-tethered holiday shoppers</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/starbucks-coffee/restaurant-marketing-watch-starbucks-gears-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/starbucks-coffee/restaurant-marketing-watch-starbucks-gears-holidays#comments Consumer Trends Technology Quick Service Starbucks Coffee Registration Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:30:00 +0000 118121 at http://nrn.com Here's a big reason McDonald's is losing share http://nrn.com/blog/heres-big-reason-mcdonalds-losing-share <div class="node-body blog-body">Chick-fil-A has taken market share from McDonald's thanks to its success with families.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/heres-big-reason-mcdonalds-losing-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/heres-big-reason-mcdonalds-losing-share#comments Consumer Trends Corporate Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:29:00 +0000 118131 at http://nrn.com Restaurants adapt to middle-class consumers' cutbacks http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-adapt-middle-class-consumers-cutbacks <div class="node-body article-body">Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Culver’s emphasize value, relevance as consumers cut spending</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-adapt-middle-class-consumers-cutbacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-adapt-middle-class-consumers-cutbacks#comments Consumer Trends Operations Culver's Registration Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:24:00 +0000 117821 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Del Frisco's cautious on raising menu prices http://nrn.com/corporate-news/del-friscos-cautious-raising-menu-prices <div class="field-deck"> Company still has pricing power, CEO says, but will approach increases judiciously </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company still has pricing power, CEO says, but will approach increases judiciously</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/del-friscos-cautious-raising-menu-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/del-friscos-cautious-raising-menu-prices#comments Commodities Consumer Trends Corporate News Latest Headlines Fine Dining Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:56:00 +0000 117811 at http://nrn.com Millennials seek authenticity from restaurants http://nrn.com/marketing/millennials-seek-authenticity-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Operators can find opportunity in creating own definition of authentic</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/marketing/millennials-seek-authenticity-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/marketing/millennials-seek-authenticity-restaurants#comments Consumer Trends MUFSO-Content Marketing Food Trends Registration Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 117531 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock CMO Perspectives: Mark Mears of Schlotzsky’s http://nrn.com/cmo-perspectives/cmo-perspectives-mark-mears-schlotzsky-s <div class="field-deck"> Fast-casual chain focuses on mobile loyalty, Millennials </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fast-casual chain focuses on mobile loyalty, Millennials</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/cmo-perspectives/cmo-perspectives-mark-mears-schlotzsky-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/cmo-perspectives/cmo-perspectives-mark-mears-schlotzsky-s#comments Consumer Trends CMO Perspectives Fast Casual Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:56:00 +0000 117511 at http://nrn.com <p>Schlotzsky&rsquo;s&nbsp; CMO Mark Mears</p> Restaurants aim to differentiate with spicy burgers http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurants-aim-differentiate-spicy-burgers <div class="field-deck"> Chefs bring the heat with burgers that have a peppery kick </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chefs bring the heat with burgers that have a peppery kick</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurants-aim-differentiate-spicy-burgers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurants-aim-differentiate-spicy-burgers#comments Consumer Trends Food Trends What's Hot Registration Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:07:00 +0000 117501 at http://nrn.com <p>eT Craft Burgers &amp; Beer&#39;s Diablo burger includes Sriracha mayo, jalapenos and poblanos.</p> Reaching Millennials at your restaurant http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/reaching-millennials-your-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Experts say these consumers seek connection to simpler times through dining </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Experts say these consumers seek connection to simpler times through dining</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/reaching-millennials-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/reaching-millennials-your-restaurant#comments Consumer Trends MUFSO-Content Food Trends Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:58:00 +0000 117411 at http://nrn.com Why business leaders should be like hunters, not farmers http://nrn.com/mufso-content/why-business-leaders-should-be-hunters-not-farmers <div class="field-deck"> Trendhunter.com CEO Jeremy Gutsche gives advice for success </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trendhunter.com CEO Jeremy Gutsche gives advice for success</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/mufso-content/why-business-leaders-should-be-hunters-not-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mufso-content/why-business-leaders-should-be-hunters-not-farmers#comments Consumer Trends MUFSO-Content Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:27:00 +0000 117381 at http://nrn.com <p>Jeremy Gutsche delivers a keynote address at MUFSO.</p> Photo: Steph Grant Traffic success stories: Starbucks http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/traffic-success-stories-starbucks <div class="field-deck"> New food and beverage items expand coffee chain’s appeal into additional dayparts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New food and beverage items expand coffee chain’s appeal into additional dayparts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/traffic-success-stories-starbucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/beverage-trends/traffic-success-stories-starbucks#comments Consumer Trends Beverage Trends Technology Quick Service Starbucks Coffee Registration Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:25:00 +0000 116141 at http://nrn.com