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October 2021

US Quick-Service & Full-Service Trends To support 2022 planning during a continuously changing environment, this month’s report will compare trends from 2021 to 2019. Behaviors of the past are returning — demand for dine-out increased significantly during the...

September 2021

New Menu Study: Beware of Online Blind Spots and Suggestive Selling Too Late In partnership with the University of South Florida’s Center for Marketing and Sales Innovation (CMSI) and TGI Fridays, we conducted the first-ever remote eye-tracking research to uncover...

August 2021

RMS remains committed to providing our industry with insights that will guide us into and through “new,” “next” and better. Efficiency Is the Top Driver of Combo Meal Purchases Combo meals have played an important role in quick-service...

July 2021

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June 2021

RMS remains committed to providing our industry with insights that will guide us into and through “new,” “next” and better. Food Away From Home & Food At Home Update We continue to closely track these two US Consumer Price indexes. Back in...

May 2021

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April 2021

RMS remains committed to providing our industry with insights that will guide us into and through “new,” “next” and better. US Restaurant Trends Over the past year, we’ve looked at year-over-year data. However, beginning on March 22,...

March 2021

RMS remains committed to providing our industry with insights that will guide us into and through “new,” “next” and better. The Evolution of QSR Pricing Last month, RMS set out to understand how menu prices are evolving in 2021, particularly...

February 2021

RMS remains committed to providing our industry with insights that will guide us into and through “new,” “next” and better. Food Away From Home & Food At Home We are tracking closely these two Consumer Price indexes. In the US, at the...

January 2021

Forget the new normal. We’re now in the next normal, and we are optimistic that it will be better than the old. RMS remains committed to providing our industry with insights that will guide us into and through “new,” “next” and better. US...

December 2020

Now more than ever, restaurants must meet customers where they are. Yet, where they are now is changing rapidly. Insights are the key to navigating these dynamic times. That’s why RMS compiles comparative data and consumer insights so you can make the best business...

November 2020

Staying up to date with the latest insights is fundamental to meeting customers where they are now. To help the restaurant industry navigate this ever-changing environment and make the best business decisions, we have collected the latest restaurant data and consumer...

October 2020

Staying up to date with the latest insights is fundamental to meeting customers where they are now. To help the restaurant industry navigate this ever-changing environment and make the best business decisions, we have collected the latest restaurant data and consumer...

September 18, 2020

Staying up to date with the latest insights is fundamental to meeting customers where they are now. To help our clients navigate this ever-changing environment and allow them to make the best decision for their brands, we collect the latest restaurant data and...

September 11, 2020

Sales and traffic trends have remained static for most of August and September indicating that customers are settling into new comfort levels and habits. How can this affect your brand? Staying up to date with the latest insights is fundamental to meeting customers...

September 4, 2020

As we enter the month of September, traffic trends and sales around the world are staying in line with previous weeks. Have we arrived in the “next normal?” Or are more changes afoot? Whatever it is, we are here with the latest restaurant data and consumer insights,...

August 28, 2020

As we enter the month of September, traffic trends and sales around the world are staying in line with previous weeks. Have we arrived in the “next normal?” Or are more changes afoot? Whatever it is, we are here with the latest restaurant data and consumer insights,...

August 21, 2020

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August 14, 2020

With the continued increase in the demand for contact-less services restaurant concepts are exploring how they can integrate ghost kitchens into their operations to meet demand while delivering a positive and safe customer experience. To help our clients navigate this...

August 7, 2020

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July 31, 2020

COVID-19 cases are still on the rise, and some areas are adding more restrictions to social gatherings due to the influx. We will continue to help our clients navigate this ever-changing environment with restaurant data and consumer insights that allow them to make...

July 24, 2020

Coronavirus cases are still rising, and while restaurants are opening, customers continue to opt for limited-contact channels. We will continue to help our clients navigate this ever-changing environment with restaurant data and consumer insights that allow them to...

July 17, 2020

Coronavirus numbers continue to rise, causing markets to pause or scale back reopening. We will continue to help our clients navigate this ever-changing environment with restaurant data and consumer insights that allow them to make the best decisions for their brand....

July 10, 2020

Coronavirus numbers are climbing again, causing markets to “tighten up,” in the words of Dr. Fauci, and pause or scale back reopening. We will continue to help our clients this ever-changing environment with restaurant data and consumer insights that allow them to...

July 3, 2020

Coronavirus numbers are beginning to rise, causing closings or safe-at-home orders in some states, and concerns about a return to consumer trepidation. We will continue to help our clients manage through these unprecedented circumstances with restaurant data and...

June 26, 2020

We’ve experienced a generation-changing disruption of the Food and Beverage Industry landscape with the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout it all, we’ve been supporting our clients to make the best decisions for their brand under these unprecedented circumstances. Now, as...

June 19, 2020

We’ve experienced a generation-changing disruption of the Food and Beverage Industry landscape with the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout it all, we’ve been supporting our clients to make the best decisions for their brand under these unprecedented circumstances. Now, as...

June 12, 2020

We’ve experienced a generation-changing disruption of the Food and Beverage Industry landscape with the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout it all, we’ve been supporting our clients to make the best decisions for their brand under these unprecedented circumstances. Now, as...

May 29, 2020

We’ve experienced a generation-changing disruption of the Food and Beverage Industry landscape with the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout it all, we’ve been supporting our clients to make the best decisions for their brand under these unprecedented circumstances. Now, as...

May 22, 2020

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May 8, 2020

We’ve experienced a generation-changing disruption of the Food and Beverage Industry landscape with the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout it all, we’ve been supporting our clients to make the best decisions for their brand under these unprecedented circumstances. Now, as...

May 1, 2020

We’ve experienced a generation-changing disruption of the Food and Beverage Industry landscape with the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout it all, we’ve been supporting our clients to make the best decisions for their brand under these unprecedented circumstances. Now, as...

April 24, 2020

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April 17, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has quickly and dramatically redefined the food and beverage industry landscape. One of the most common questions we are receiving is “how is the industry responding and what are they doing to adjust” either at the overall or local...

April 10, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has quickly and dramatically redefined the food and beverage industry landscape. One of the most common questions we are receiving is “how is the industry responding and what are they doing to adjust” either at the overall or local...

April 3, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has quickly and dramatically redefined the food and beverage industry landscape. All of us are being forced to write a new playbook, hour by hour, day by day. To help, we’ve launched a resource site with up-to-date information on what our...

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