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New Botrista Report Shows Gen Z Values Craft Beverages

In a world riddled with economic uncertainties, the dining industry is undergoing a remarkable transformation, propelled by Gen Z’s insatiable appetite for unique experiences and penchant for affordable, small indulgences.  Gen Z, the largest and most diverse generation with a staggering spending power of $360 billion, craves diversity and personality in their dining experiences. In […]

Popmenu Survey: One-Third of Guests Plan to Order Out on Thanksgiving

Inspired by convenience and cost savings, one-third of consumers (32%) plan to order takeout/delivery for Thanksgiving dinner this year while 17% plan to dine in person at a restaurant. Consumers under the age of 35 are the most likely to lean on restaurants with 42% planning to order takeout/delivery for Turkey Day and 20% planning […]

Popmenu Survey: More Consumers Pull Back on Tips

An overabundance of tipping requests is eating into earnings for restaurant workers and other professions that have traditionally relied on tips as their primary source of income. Consumers say they are asked to tip for different services at different establishments at least five times a week, on average. With 60% of consumers reporting that they […]

Survey: 75 Percent Order From Restaurants At Least Once Per Week

The majority of U.S. restaurants (79%) report that their revenue is steady or growing, but a 34% average increase in their labor costs this year is eating into profitability and impacting hungry consumers. More than half are adopting new technology, including artificial intelligence, to manage labor deficits and costs as they work to meet strong […]

PMQ Pizza Joins the FSR Family

Cleveland, OH, and Oxford, MS – WTWH Media, LLC,  today announced the acquisition of the PMQ Pizza brand from PMQ, Inc. As a result of the acquisition, WTWH Media has further enhanced its powerful network of retail, hospitality, and foodservice media properties, which now include QSR, FSR, CStore Decisions, Club+Resort Business, and Club+Resort Chef in […]