So what is actually going on in the foodservice industry the past few months? What are the trends? Where is it going? What are some tips to help you take a step in front of the competition? That’s where this industry round up comes into play. As we continue to help you get the latest and greatest tips we also want to give you the latest industry news. Check out these 5 recent articles that are really something to think on!
Your Foodservice Industry Roundup:
How to Get Millennials Into Your C-Store
Want your slice of a generations $1.3 trillion in spending power? Well, of course you do! As the CSPDailyNews article says, “Studying the behavior of your millennial customers with both macroscopic and microscopic lenses will help your brand attract more of this key demographic. Converting millennials to lifetime members will be a piece of cake if you remember to keep it simple, personal and convenient.” This is a must read. Check it out here.
Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference
These small tips and changes can go a long way in improving your entire food program. This Convenience Store News article explains, “Q1 has developed five ideas for retailers, suppliers and stakeholders to consider as prepared foods continue to grow and become essential to satisfying patron demand.” Get the full article here.
America’s ‘better burger’ obsession is fading as a new kind of fast food takes over
Want to sell the hottest thing on the market? That very well may be fried chicken in 2016. As this Business Insider article says, “According to the public-perception tracker, the chicken sector has been the No. 1 category in the fast-food business by purchase consideration since April, when it eclipsed the burger sector.” You know you want the full article! Here it is.
Why Franchisee Satisfaction is Crucial
Are you a franchisor or a franchisee? Check out why it’s so vital to work on your relationship to improve both of your bottom-lines. This QSR Magazine article gives any franchisor some great advice, “Spend as much time as possible in operating units, and walk in the shoes of a franchisee.” Read the full article here.
Menu-labeling enforcement: Lessons learned from Subway
New labeling regulations are coming into effect as of May 5, 2017. Are you prepared? Do you know what to do? Check out how Subway did it in this QSR Web article, “Subway proved it was possible 20 years ago when the sandwich chain first began providing guests access to nutritional information on cups, tray liners, napkins and elsewhere.” This is another must read. Get the full article here.