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.
Since the onset of the pandemic, the foodservice landscape has experienced a series of seismic shifts in quick succession. While these changes can seem like a confusing blur at times, an ever-expanding menu of market research has been able to keep up with the dizzying pace and feed the need for competitive insight and analysis.
Delivery can sometimes seem like a mixed bag, with challenges presenting bumps in the road to growth and opportunities opening up new paths to profits.
Among the many lessons of the pandemic, one stands out in particular, with far-reaching ramifications for the future of foodservice: The power of digital innovation. The rapid integration of digital platforms became a reliable way to drive sales, even under the most challenging circumstances.
Consumers love to feast on sports and food—and the restaurant industry learned long ago that pairing the two is a powerful way to score big business. Sports with a side order of food (and vice versa) is a surefire way to bring stadium-capacity crowds of sports fans to the table for special promotions and limited time offers.