Consumer Trends http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44095/more en NPD: Weekday quick-service restaurant traffic climbs http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-weekday-quick-service-restaurant-traffic-climbs <div class="field-deck"> Operators share how they are taking advantage of traffic growth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operators share how they are taking advantage of traffic growth</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-weekday-quick-service-restaurant-traffic-climbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/npd-weekday-quick-service-restaurant-traffic-climbs#comments Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Quick Service Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:18:00 +0000 155641 at http://nrn.com Super bowls: The trendy vessels widen their appeal http://nrn.com/food-trends/super-bowls-trendy-vessels-widen-their-appeal <div class="node-body article-body">Customers see bowl entrees as neat, convenient and wholesome</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/super-bowls-trendy-vessels-widen-their-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/super-bowls-trendy-vessels-widen-their-appeal#comments Consumer Trends Food Trends Health & Nutrition Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:01:00 +0000 155381 at http://nrn.com <p>Sweetgreen provides a more filling alternative to salad with its Umami Grain Bowl.</p> Sweetgreen Experts: New dietary guidelines reflect current eating trends http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/experts-new-dietary-guidelines-reflect-current-eating-trends <div class="field-deck"> Government recommendations unlikely to change eating habits, experts say </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Government recommendations unlikely to change eating habits, experts say</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/experts-new-dietary-guidelines-reflect-current-eating-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/experts-new-dietary-guidelines-reflect-current-eating-trends#comments Consumer Trends Government Latest Headlines Food Trends Health & Nutrition Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:29:00 +0000 155091 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Thai food heads for the mainstream http://nrn.com/whats-hot/thai-food-heads-mainstream <div class="field-deck"> Sweet chile sauce is breakthrough flavor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sweet chile sauce is breakthrough flavor</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/whats-hot/thai-food-heads-mainstream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/whats-hot/thai-food-heads-mainstream#comments Consumer Trends Chef Insights Food Trends What's Hot Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:41:00 +0000 153751 at http://nrn.com NRN predicts 2016 consumer trends http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/nrn-predicts-2016-consumer-trends <div class="node-body article-body">Executive Editor Jenna Telesca predicts what's next for restaurant consumers in 2016</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/nrn-predicts-2016-consumer-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends/nrn-predicts-2016-consumer-trends#comments Consumer Trends Thu, 31 Dec 2015 16:00:00 +0000 152261 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Subway targets ads to specific consumer segments http://nrn.com/advertising/subway-targets-ads-specific-consumer-segments <div class="field-deck"> New digital campaign signals a shift in the chain’s advertising approach </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New digital campaign signals a shift in the chain’s advertising approach</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/advertising/subway-targets-ads-specific-consumer-segments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/subway-targets-ads-specific-consumer-segments#comments Advertising Consumer Trends Latest Headlines Quick Service Subway Thu, 17 Dec 2015 18:10:00 +0000 151631 at http://nrn.com NRN predicts 2016 menu trends http://nrn.com/food-trends/nrn-predicts-2016-menu-trends <div class="node-body gallery-body">NRN’s culinary expert Bret Thorn tells us what’s next in food and beverage</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/nrn-predicts-2016-menu-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/nrn-predicts-2016-menu-trends#comments Photo Gallery Consumer Trends Food Trends What's Hot Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:37:00 +0000 151611 at http://nrn.com Former Costco exec launches certified-organic concept http://nrn.com/food-trends/former-costco-exec-launches-certified-organic-concept <div class="field-deck"> The Organic Coup, founded by Erica Welton, taps consumer demand for certified organic ingredients </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Organic Coup, founded by Erica Welton, taps consumer demand for certified organic ingredients</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/former-costco-exec-launches-certified-organic-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/former-costco-exec-launches-certified-organic-concept#comments Consumer Trends Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Food Trends Health & Nutrition Mon, 14 Dec 2015 21:28:00 +0000 151371 at http://nrn.com <p>Fried chicken sandwich</p> Organic Coup Top seafood menu trends of 2015 http://nrn.com/seafood-trends/top-seafood-menu-trends-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Shrimp, sustainable species, white fish varieties trended during the year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shrimp, sustainable species, white fish varieties trended during the year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/seafood-trends/top-seafood-menu-trends-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/seafood-trends/top-seafood-menu-trends-2015#comments Consumer Trends Sustainability Food Trends Seafood Trends Thu, 10 Dec 2015 18:51:00 +0000 151191 at http://nrn.com <p>Asian Box serves Lime Basil Shrimp, featuring the most popular seafood species in the U.S.</p> Asian Box Customers narrowly back higher restaurant wages, AlixPartners survey finds http://nrn.com/hr-training/customers-narrowly-back-higher-restaurant-wages-alixpartners-survey-finds <div class="field-deck"> A third of supporters are lukewarm or unwilling to fork over higher menu prices </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A third of supporters are lukewarm or unwilling to fork over higher menu prices</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/customers-narrowly-back-higher-restaurant-wages-alixpartners-survey-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/customers-narrowly-back-higher-restaurant-wages-alixpartners-survey-finds#comments Consumer Trends H.R. & Training Latest Headlines Fri, 04 Dec 2015 21:21:00 +0000 150821 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock