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Don't Worry, Be Hungry: Consumers Hanker for Worry-Free Foodservice

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Sep 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Delivery has always been desirable, if only for its sheer convenience. And now, as the pandemic persists with a far-ranging impact on the industry, it carries the enhanced appeal of combining convenience with safety.

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Topics: Trends, Takeout, Delivery, Restaurant, Foodservice Industry, Social Responsibility, Sales & Profitability

Success to Go: Cooking Up Incentives to Whet Appetite for Delivery and Takeout

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

281_yura-fresh-xezXEh_fIeU-unsplashIt's become a key fact of foodservice today: The pandemic has hastened the pivot to off-premises business for restaurants across America. Forty-two percent of restaurant operators surveyed by Rewards Network, a restaurant rewards platform provider, have added delivery, and 31% plan to continue to invest in it—a clear indication that the service is here to stay.1

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Topics: Trends, Takeout, Delivery, Foodservice Industry, Sales & Profitability, Delivery App, Operations

A Hunger for Safety: Digital Foodservice Links to Consumer Confidence

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Sep 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Leave it to a pandemic to build up the market’s appetite for foodservice. At one point, eating out at a restaurant ranked as the most looked-forward-to post-quarantine activity, according to the market research firm Technomic.1 But as infection rates rise, it should come as no surprise that consumer confidence in returning to pre-pandemic activities is falling.

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Topics: Restaurant Operations, Trends, Takeout, Casual Dining Restaurant, Delivery, Restaurant, Social Responsibility, Operations, Drive-Thru

Carried Away: Takeout and Delivery Continue to Pick Up Speed Despite On-site Dining

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Aug 25, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The rollback of dining room reopenings due to the resurgence of COVID-19 in many states has been capturing a lot of attention. But equally compelling is the rise of off-premises models as mainstays, regardless of whether or not dine-in service is available.

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Topics: Trends, Takeout, Delivery, Foodservice Industry, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Drive-Thru

At Your Service—Again: Restaurants Reset the Table for Success

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Aug 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The restaurant industry has been slowly innovating its way out of the dark alley caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Bright spots have emerged along the way:

  • Shifting full throttle to delivery, takeout and curbside pickup
  • Selling inventory stockpiled for dine-in services as groceries
  • Creating large family meal deals to accommodate quarantined families and budget-focused consumers in a struggling economy
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Topics: Takeout, Quick Service Restaurant, Delivery, Delivery App, Drive-Thru

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