Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en 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 Cinnabon readies Bon Bake Shop test http://nrn.com/food-trends/cinnabon-readies-bon-bake-shop-test <div class="field-deck"> New concept to feature smaller items, new flavors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New concept to feature smaller items, new flavors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/cinnabon-readies-bon-bake-shop-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/cinnabon-readies-bon-bake-shop-test#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Operations Dessert Trends Food Trends Quick Service Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:44:00 +0000 114731 at http://nrn.com <p>Bon Bake Shop will offer a wider variety of small treats, compared to a traditional Cinnabon unit.</p> Survey: Younger diners embrace tabletop ordering http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-younger-diners-embrace-tabletop-ordering <div class="node-body article-body">Older consumers concerned technology would negatively affect service, Market Force Information finds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-younger-diners-embrace-tabletop-ordering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/survey-younger-diners-embrace-tabletop-ordering#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Technology Weekly Wrap Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:46:00 +0000 113801 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Denny's Latino Facebook page speaks Hispanic consumers' language http://nrn.com/social-media/dennys-latino-facebook-page-speaks-hispanic-consumers-language <div class="field-deck"> VP of marketing John Dillon discusses company strategy of marketing to Hispanics on the social network </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VP of marketing John Dillon discusses company strategy of marketing to Hispanics on the social network</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/social-media/dennys-latino-facebook-page-speaks-hispanic-consumers-language" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/social-media/dennys-latino-facebook-page-speaks-hispanic-consumers-language#comments Consumer Trends Marketing Family Dining Social Media Denny's Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:30:00 +0000 113751 at http://nrn.com <p>John Dillon</p>