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Feed The Need: Restaurant Foot Traffic Returns, Takeout Remains Strong

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jul 26, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Consumers have built up quite the appetite for indoor dining during the pandemic, according to the crowd-sourced review platform and table reservation service Yelp. 

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Topics: Technology, Trends, Online Reviews, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Drive-Thru, Fast-Casual Restaurant, Off-Premises, Ghost Kitchens

Urgent Delivery: Restaurant Operators Hungry for Innovative Solutions

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Mar 22, 2022 8:00:00 AM

As the industry stumbles in its long-awaited recovery from the persistent pandemic, operators once again scramble to cook up solutions for sagging sales. U.S. Census Bureau data shows that restaurant sales fell for the second consecutive month in January as the business landscape presented an obstacle course of challenges, from labor shortages to supply chain breaks to rising inflation.1

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Topics: Technology, Loyalty, Operations, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Ghost Kitchens, Digital/Online Ordering

Virtual Brands, Real Revenue: Online-Only Restaurant Operations Tap Into Need for Safety

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jan 4, 2022 8:00:00 AM

On- and off-premises, foodservice has had so many twists and turns, it’s hard to keep track of all the pandemic-propelled trends. But while on-site traffic has made significant inroads thanks to the widespread availability of vaccines and the lifting of restrictions, all roads still lead to safety.

As the COVID-19 crisis lingers and breakthrough cases and variants continue to be concerns, consumers hunger for peace of mind and feed on foodservice brands that emphasize safety. Research data underscores the critical importance of precautions as pandemic-related problems persist. 

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Topics: Takeout, Delivery, Product Quality & Safety, Operations, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Off-Premises, Ghost Kitchens

Innovation Acceleration: Faster, Smarter, Better Foodservice Drives Sales Higher

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Oct 5, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Foodservice is in a state of perpetual flux, as pandemic-propelled innovation continues to drive the industry in new directions—both off-premises and on.

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Topics: Technology, Loyalty, Sales & Profitability, Operations, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Off-Premises, Ghost Kitchens

Hot Streak: Restaurant Business Heats Up as Pandemic Winds Down

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jul 13, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Restaurants are hungry to return to normal—and while “normal” may be a thing of the past as the aftershocks of the pandemic continue to transform foodservice, operators are already getting a taste of a business boost.

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Topics: Quick Service Restaurant, Casual Dining Restaurant, Delivery, Sales & Profitability, Operations, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Ghost Kitchens

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