Topic: Chain restaurant news
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits announced that it has become the preferred on-trade sales partner for the Coravin Wine System, which uses a revolutionary, proprietary patented technology that enables users to pour a glass of wine without pulling the cork.
For months now we've been reading and hearing that beer sales are on the decline. While that can be cause for concern, a little bit of context can put these startling studies and surveys in perspective. A recent Gallup poll aims to do just that.
Research continues to show that chain restaurants are less likely to be the types of dining and drinking establishments that today’s customers favor. The data shows that American consumers favor independent restaurants in the vast majority of metrics.
A recent blog post written by Neil Culbertson, founder of Growth Partners, shares valuable takeaways from the 2017 VIBE Conference. Here are a few of the important details.
According to a recent report, the first quarter of 2017 brought little solace to restaurants and bars hungry for customers.
The NPD Group reports that restaurant industry traffic in the United States will remain stalled in 2017, much as it did in 2016. However, quick service restaurants will increase their traffic by an estimated 1 percent.
According to the new On-Premise Intelligence Report jointly developed by Technomic and Beverage Marketing Corporation, consumer occasions involving a call for alcohol are not growing, resulting in flat total adult beverage volume growth. However, dollar sales continue to increase as consumers gravitate towards more premium spirits, wine and beer products.
The fast casual segment continues to lead the pack with 11.4% sales growth, nearly doubling the growth rate of any other dining segment. The 500 largest restaurant chains in the United States accelerated their cumulative sales growth in 2015 to a 4.9% increase, totaling an estimated $288 billion.
In honor of BJ's Restaurants, Inc.'s 20th brewing anniversary, the casual dining brand has announced the release of its first chocolate ale. BJ's Sweet Sin Chocolate Ale is available now in its restaurants nationwide.
In the last five years, rye whiskey has gone from fading category to explosive growth. Many operations have been left out so far, but there's still time to get aboard.