This Week in Foodservice provides a high-level summary of the economic data, financial news, menu updates and numerous other statistical packages and developments that impact foodservice operators, consultants, dealers, manufacturers, reps and service agents. In his weekly blog, Jerry Stiegler aggregates key industry data through his infamous Green Sheet and provides some brief analysis that will help foodservice professionals navigate the sea of information. Jerry is a long-time member of the foodservice industry, whose experience includes working for Restaurants & Institutions magazine and FE&S.
A look at the Census Bureau’s advance sales estimates for May, Technomic’s analysis of chain growth in 2013, Arby’s brand revitalization and a whole lot more.
This week we report on the board room wars, provide a host of reports on the U.S. labor situation, share one view the affect of a $15 an hour minimum wage will have on restaurants, look at the effects the nasty winter had on foodservice and a whole lot more.
This Week In Foodservice covers the National Restaurant Association’s April research, provides reports on how family dining is doing well but casual restaurants are not, looks at a study that says corporations will be increasing their travel and entertainment budgets and a whole lot more.
This Week In Foodservice recaps the National Restaurant Association’s Annual trade show, discusses the important role permanent ware plays in foodservice, looks ahead to menu prices, reports on the settlement of a US Foodservice suit, and a whole lot more.
This Week In Foodservice looks at the on-going fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage as well as unionization, reports on Panera Bread’s new test operation, plus the latest chain comparable store sales data and a whole lot more.
This Week In Foodservice reports on the latest government sales numbers for April, looks at some disturbing news regarding first quarter economic performance, provides an update on the Sysco/US Foods merger and reports on a variety of restaurant chain developments.
Lots to cover this week, including good news about April employment but some disappointing news about the economy. We also look at Sysco’s performance, comparable sales reports from 14 chains and a whole lot more.
This Week in Foodservice looks at which regions offer the most potential for restaurant growth, gives a report from the breakfast wars, gives the latest comparable store sales for more than a dozen chains and a whole lot more.
This Week in Foodservice: Mixed Results in Economic Data, McDonald’s Soft Quarter, Several Chains Announce New Partnerships and Strategies
This week we report on positive restaurant industry sales for March, discuss a negative demographic trend, explore news of a flat burger market, celebrate fine dining’s comeback and a whole lot more.
This week we explore some early numbers from the 2012 U.S. Economic Census, report on the latest employment data including foodservice hiring, look at how the National Restaurant Association won a battle in the U.S. House of Representatives but may not win the war, reveal the number one chicken chain and a whole lot more.