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

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

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.

More Aussies want loyalty programme rewards with “social impact”: study

Research revealed that Gen Z-ers are more focused on earning rewards for recycling.

More Aussies are turning to pick-up and delivery, and what that means for your restaurant brand

Off-premises dining increased by 10% prior to the shutdown, data from the NPD Group has revealed.

In numbers: interest in Chinese, Italian cuisine sink amidst COVID-19 outbreak

China and Italy are some of the most hard-hit markets by the outbreak.

30 major chains closed 302 stores in 2019: report

KFC, meanwhile, saw the most number of store openings in a year.

Millennials driving QSR chicken chain visits, report says

Families with kids also often consume chicken because it is “easy to share” and is served alongside a variety of condiments.