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Consumer Foodservice

Monthly Health Series: Healthy Eating Trends in Foodservice

by February 15th, 2017

Treating oneself to indulgent or greasy dishes will always have its appeal. Nevertheless, Western European consumers are increasingly health conscious. This megatrend permeates itself within foodservice on menus in the form of a growing number of low fat/salt/sugar/calorie/carbs, vegan/vegetarian, free from lactose/gluten/nuts dishes. In 2016, not only do we see an expansion in the number […]

Growth in Foodservice Amidst Slowdown in China: The Starbucks Approach

by February 12th, 2017

For years, China’s double-digit economic growth attracted global operators in all industries, including foodservice, looking to meet a seemingly insatiable demand for foreign goods and concepts. China’s economy is slowing, however, which means that the“anything wins” approach to foodservice, from the perspective of global foodservice operators, is no longer as effective. China’s slowing economy is a sign […]

Click and Collect: What Restaurants Can Learn From Retailing’s Hottest Omnichannel Trend

by and January 29th, 2017

Click and collect has become a major trend in retailing, as operators seek to circumvent delivery costs and convert online purchases into brick-and-mortar visits. Meanwhile, restaurant chains are experimenting with maximising convenience and bringing on-demand immediacy into restaurants. In this podcast, Strategy Analyst Elizabeth Friend will interview Retailing Analyst Michelle Malison about what operators can […]

Drones Could Make Foodservice Delivery Cheaper for Consumers

by January 18th, 2017

Autonomous delivery vehicles (robots) have taken to the streets and skies in recent trials as major delivery influencers attempt to push the boundaries of what technology can do to improve the delivery experience, and challenge the established foodservice delivery order. Though still in test-mode, simply put, drones could deliver a meal from the point of preparation straight to […]

International Top 25 Restaurant Chains and Companies for 2016

by December 19th, 2016

Euromonitor International and Nation’s Restaurant News identified the top 25 international foodservice operators around the world. This list is based on system-wide sales, corporate revenue, unit metrics and market share statistics. The past year was tumultuous for the global foodservice industry. In this report, find out which chains and companies are mitigating that volatility and […]

PLMA Show 2016 Beverages Recap

by November 18th, 2016

The PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) hosted its Private Label Trade Show from 13-15 November this year in Rosemont, Illinois. Over 1,300 exhibitors from 40 countries representing the global alcoholic drinks, beauty and personal care, consumer health, home care, hot drinks, packaged food, pet care, soft drinks, and tissue and hygiene industries were present to […]

Introduction to Euromonitor Quarterly Global FMCG Industry Forecasts

by and October 19th, 2016

In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.