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All in Good Time: What Makes for a Winning LTO in 2021?

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Mar 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Operators have increasingly turned to limited time offers in recent years to entice customers and spur sales. In fact, Technomic research indicates that LTO launches among the biggest 500 chain restaurant and retail operations grew 64% from 2014 to 2019.1

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Topics: Merchandising, Promotions, Independents, Family Restaurant, Takeout, Quick Service Restaurant, Casual Dining Restaurant, Delivery, National, Custards/Cheesecakes, Cookies/Bars/Snacks, Ice Cream Desserts, Main Dishes, Dessert, Chocolate, CHIPS AHOY!, OREO, Cookies, Dessert Ingredients, Grab-and-Go, Convenience, Foodservice Industry, Menu, Creative Inspiration, Customer Experience, Consumer, Flavors & Ingredients, Menu Strategy, Food & Beverage, Packaging, Sales & Profitability, Drive-Thru, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Curbside Pickup, Fast-Casual Restaurant, Branded Ingredients, Flavor Profiles, Consumer Behavior, Indulgence, Limited Time Offers (LTOs), Dips/Spreads/Sauces, Sandwiches/Burgers, Prepackaged, Nostalgia

For the Love of Loyalty: Restaurant Chains Link Customers to More Rewards

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Oct 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Customers love to sink their teeth into loyalty programs, which can serve up a feast of rewards for repeat customers—and a steady stream of revenue for operators.

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Topics: Technology, Loyalty, Quick Service Restaurant, Customer Experience, Sales & Profitability, Delivery App, Operations, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Noncommercial Foodservice: Pandemic Prepared and Palate Pleasing

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Oct 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Foodservice operators are busy sorting through a mixed bag of opportunities and challenges as states reopen and dining rooms resume service. But while there’s been a feeding frenzy of attention focused on the commercial sector, noncommercial dining is also undergoing a transformation.

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Topics: Trends, Noncommercial, Better-for-You, Foodservice Industry, Menu, Customer Experience, Menu Strategy, Packaging, Operations, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Turning the Tables: Restaurant Operations Prep to Reopen (Part 1)

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jun 23, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Bygone days of dine-in bliss may not be back just yet, but there’s no doubt about consumers’ hunger for their return. As government restrictions ease and restaurants start to reopen, foodservice operators need to be ready.

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Topics: Takeout, Quick Service Restaurant, Delivery, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Customer Experience, Menu Strategy, Social Responsibility, Operations, Drive-Thru, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Full Steam Ahead: Delivery Foodservice Trend Faces Open Road in COVID-19 Crisis

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jun 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

As the COVID-19 outbreak compels restaurant operations to make a turn toward off-premises sales, third-party delivery picks up more speed on the fast-track of growth.

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Topics: Restaurant Operations, Delivery, Customer Experience, Distribution, Delivery App, COVID-19, Coronavirus

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Envision a Feast of Sales

See how you can leverage 2020’s top trends to help tailor your menu for today’s evolving tastes.
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