Restaurant Performance Index Remained in Positive Territory in May
Despite softer same-store sales and customer traffic levels, restaurant operators remain optimistic about business conditions in months ahead
Bill Sipple, Executive Managing Director of HVS Capital, speaks in the video below about activity in different markets, limited service properties, and whether rising interest rates will have an effect on transactional activity.
Every week brings new headlines about a national foodservice brand pledging to reduce or remove food additives from their menu or products. Consumer demand is driving these changes, and the experts at Technomic's Consumer4Sight research group have timely data detailing why consumers want to know more about the food they eat, and what exactly they want to know.
Coinciding with the beginning of summer and the vacation season, the latest GfK study examined satisfaction levels with amounts of leisure time around the world - and United States consumers ranked as happiest with their time off.
Use of electronic Request for Proposals (eRFPs) to source hotels and venues has boomed in recent years. This joint whitepaper focuses on trends in eRFP use from the perspective of all constituencies involved in the sourcing process including corporate/association buyers, hoteliers, third party buyers, meeting management companies, meeting technology companies and convention & visitor bureaus.