Just like everything else in our lives, COVID-19 has changed the way consumers feel about brand loyalty and brand affinity. Your “regulars” may not have been back to visit since March, or perhaps you have a new budding fan base among essential workers exploring new dining options while working through the pandemic.
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There’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic recession has impacted the food industry. But when we drill down to the segment level, how do these challenges vary?
In episode seven of our Simply Smarter webinar series, Datassential president and Haiku master Jack Li, senior managing editor and trendologist Mike Kostyo and senior publications editor Renee Wege highlight the pandemic-inspired innovation that’s propelling food delivery trends designed to meet customer needs amid a new normal.
For the second episode of our Simply Smarter webinar series, Datassential president and Haiku master Jack Li andSenior Manager of Syndicated Research Sean Jafar shared insights on how consumer behavior has changed in recent months, what restaurant reopenings (and closings) look like, and why innovation is more critical than ever.
Eve Turow-Paul recently joined us for the second season’s first episode of our webinar to discuss how lifestyle trends are linked to food interests and how different trends are being played out in new ways due to COVID-19.
Over the past 65 days, we’ve explored fascinating insights shared by over 42,000 consumers. From what safety precautions are necessary to return to buffets to why your family meals should include an appetizer, this data will help you understand where to pivot to best serve your customers.
We recently hosted our first COVID-19 webinar, discussing trends in foodservice and retail as the food industry and consumers continue to react to the unraveling coronavirus crisis. This week, we discussed how chains, independently-owned restaurants, and more are reacting to the various lockdowns across the country.
Now that we’re in our fifth week of reporting on our consumer COVID-19 research, many restaurants are beginning to explore re-opening. After many weeks of the crisis, we may start seeing some sort of return to normalcy over the next few months. In fact, the dam is starting to burst now. The question is, as…