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What Food Retail Will Be in 5 Years

Five years from now restaurant chain leaders will understand that packaging advances help create new points of non-traditional food distribution empowering consume

Chain Restaurants Hire Commission Consultants to Wrongly Leverage Tactics not Strategy

Has your restaurant remodeled or added new equipment on the advice of a commission consultant? Then your restaurants may be more like a Kodak Camera than a Disney movie.

Fresh Food Coverging in Restaurant, Convenience and Grocery Stores

Following the evolving retail food customers is what all successful food retailers do.

Convenience Stores are Movin' On Up, Should QSRs Worry?

NDP Group and IRI both concluded review of the convenience store channel and agree that convenience stores with fresh prepared food and loyalty programs edify sales and brand positioning.

Grocerant Niche Solid Solution for Food Retailers

Continued food consumer migration from restaurants and legacy grocery stores to fresh prepared meal components is driving food retail realignment.

Restaurant Brand Protectionism Will Lose Customers

I have noticed that Kodak is nearly out of business. Growing up in the 1960’s and ‘70’s, every family had a Kodak Camera and I still have one of mine.

Breakfast Sandwiches Outrank Coffee

The evolving face of retail foodservice continues pointing to the success of the grocerant niche filled with ready-2-eat and heat-N-eat fresh prepared food.

Australia’s Private Label Food Growth Clues; Should Global Brands Worry?

In a recent Nielsen's Homescan survey conducted in Australia found that “Private label products account for 18.3 per cent of Woolworths' packaged grocery sales, up from 16.8 per cent in April 2011.”

Welcome Back KFC

How long has it been since you visited your local KFC? You needed a reason or a reminder, right? We think KFC is following our advice and becoming consumer relevant once again.

Papa Murphy's Leads Consumer Ranking

Ready-2-eat and heat-N-eat fresh prepared food is the hallmark of the grocerant niche.  Technomic conducted an extensive in-depth study / survey for its Consumer Restaurant Brand Metrics online database.