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Store expansion up in past three months

Most store openings were seen in Victoria, a GapMaps report revealed.

Store expansion up in past three months

Most store openings were seen in Victoria, a GapMaps report revealed.

Deal-based spending grows in Q1 as Aussies seek budget-friendly meals

Combos and upsized meals were popular and contributed the most to growth in the quarter.

Store expansion slowed in past three months: report

Of those tracked by GapMaps, Soul Origin, KFC and Schnitz lead openings

More loyalty programme members are making the most of benefits — here what it means for QSRs

71% of members indicated that the loyalty programmes have an impact on how much and how often they purchase.

Further pressure on restaurants’ margins seen as planned price hikes not enough to offset higher input costs

95% of operators that responded to a new Jarden/QSR Media survey are planning price increases over the course of 2022.

The NPD Group: Foodservice industry ‘adapted well’ to lockdowns

Within the QSR segment, lattes experienced the greatest growth during Q3.

Off-premise services bump consumer spending, traffic up in Q2

QSR and retail channels displayed positive spend performances in the quarter.

Industry managers, leaders have ‘strong’ growth outlook despite COVID-19 pains: report

Speed of service is increasingly expected as well as personalised customer experiences.

Can chains catch Gen Z's growing appetite for takeaway?

36% of respondents order takeaway or home delivery at least once every week, a new study revealed.

A la car(te): Drive-thru fuels in-car dining trend

There was also an 85% increase in drive-thru traffic for independent venues.

Restaurants less confident about hospo’s future: survey

Concerns with the nationwide vaccine rollout remain as restaurants face a “bumpy” recovery.

Traditional fast food chains most frequented for takeaway orders in 2020: study

Millennials are the biggest customer base for the top three chains.

More ‘fake meat’ alternatives for restaurants, takeaway food services as plant-based movement grows: analyst

Aussies are increasingly adopting ethically and environmentally-conscious dietary habits, IbisWorld said.

Australia remains one of world's top red meat eaters despite steady decline in past years

It is expected to be “somewhat sheltered” from the worst of COVID-19.