Consumer Trends

US Foods Stays Ahead of the Global Curve

US Foods’ seasonal Scoop lineups have long sought to accomplish a key goal: help independent restaurants compete in an increasingly challenging—and saturated—field.

Restaurant Sales Feel the Burn in July

Some pundits have approached restaurant growth with caution in recent quarters. Is there a ceiling to off-premises expansion? What is the limit to price taking?

FSR 50: America’s Top 50 Emerging Restaurant Chains

This collection of 50 emerging chains with 50 or fewer locations offers plenty of insight into how a full-service restaurant concept can grow. We’ve got the numbers driving the most exciting chains—and tips that will help your growing brand chart its own world domination.