For middle-income consumers, low prices are the most important factor — more so than convenient location, fast service, and order accuracy — when it comes to deciding which limited-service, dine-in restaurants to patronize, wrote Technomic, In...
Panelists say operators cannot afford to target one particular demographic group at the expense of others
Global economic slowdowns make overseas growth increasingly difficult for operators
Consumer Edge Insight research shows some cautious customers are skipping over casual-dining options
The growing difference in sales results could partially be due to tentative consumer behavior, according to the latest NRN-MillerPulse survey