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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

New Roads to Revenue: Delivery Innovations Fueled by Fast-Changing Market

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jun 28, 2022 8:00:00 AM

As on-demand culture and digitally driven services grow, so do innovative and diversifying delivery options. To meet accelerating demand, off-premises channels need to deliver an ever-expanding range of services. 

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Topics: Technology, Trends, Delivery, Sustainability, Packaging, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Off-Premises, Third-Party Delivery (3PD)

Restaurant Rebound: From Eating Losses to Platefuls of Profits

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on May 10, 2022 8:00:00 AM

What a difference a few years can make. It’s been over two years since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, and while the light at the end of the tunnel has flickered and faded at times, bright spots have emerged and expanded to illuminate a feast of opportunities and recharge our sense of optimism.

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Topics: Technology, Trends, Mobile, Delivery, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Drive-Thru, Curbside Pickup, Off-Premises, Digital/Online Ordering

Flexible Feast: Restaurant Prototypes Step Up to the Plate to Optimize the Customer Experience

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

The pandemic gave us all a crash course in the importance of flexibility at a critical juncture for the foodservice industry. To overcome unimaginable business challenges, foodservice providers across segments, independent operators and major restaurant chains all quickly learned they had to be extraordinarily nimble and adaptable or risk eating catastrophic losses. 

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Topics: Technology, Trends, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Drive-Thru, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Off-Premises, Digital/Online Ordering

Big APPetite: Restaurant Apps Feed Need for Customer Experiences

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Feb 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The pandemic has made consumers particularly picky. Safety, speed, convenience and great-tasting, travel-friendly food that combines value and quality are all essential ingredients for success. And even as dining rooms reopened, the new norm persisted, and tricky challenges emerged including supply-chain breaks, labor shortages and virus variants.

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Topics: Trends, Loyalty, Foodservice Industry, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Off-Premises, Digital/Online Ordering

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