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Social Climber: Social Media Takes Foodservice Sales to New Heights

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Feb 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

The eyes have it! Social media has become a feeding frenzy for visually interesting culinary concepts. Starbucks Unicorn Frappucino may be the quintessential example of a concept that the eyes couldn’t help but drink in. The neon purple and blue concoction—so snap-worthy in its rich, colorful, almost confectionery appearance—seemed ready-made for the age of Instagram, where it generated 155,000 posts over the short course of its April 19-23, 2019 run dates.1

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Topics: Technology, Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Promotions, Mobile

Riding High: 2020 Foodservice Delivery Trends

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jan 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

With all the buzz generated by third-party platforms like GrubHub and DoorDash, not to mention the inroads in-house fleets are making into the market (think Panera), it’s no wonder online food delivery is projected to fuel $200 billion in sales by 2025.1

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Topics: Technology, Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends, Mobile

Drone Home: Next Gen Foodservice Delivery Takes Flight

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Renowned as a revenue engine responsible for blazing a trail of profits at a time when onsite traffic seemed to stall, delivery may be gearing up to go into overdrive. According to the foodservice market research and advisory firm Technomic, off-premise orders generate 44% of all restaurant sales, and a quarter of those are delivery.1

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Topics: Technology, Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends, Mobile

GrubHub Delivers Growth, Feasts on Foodservice Market Share

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Nov 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The delivery boom is driving business at a rapid pace, piling plates high with profits for restaurant operations across the country. According to the market research firm NPD Group, deliveries turbocharged a 20% increase in revenue over the last five years, and the overall number of deliveries grew by 10%.1

 

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Topics: Technology, Millennials, Trends, Mobile

Going the Extra Mile: Foodservice Success Driven By More than Delivery

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Nov 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Delivery is often seen as a bright spot during dark times for the restaurant industry. But while it may be responsible for jumpstarting stalled sales, historically the industry has shown strong growth, as the research firm CBInsights reports.1

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Topics: Technology, Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Mobile

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