Bring It On Home

With the holidays approaching, football and hockey seasons in full swing and temperatures dipping, interest in dining at home is mounting. Operators are looking to reach these at-home diners by introducing value-focused takeaway meals and promotions. Here are a few recent examples: East Side Mario’s launched a Buy One, Take One Home deal. Guests could […]

Tech-enabled Grocery Delivery/Pick-up Trials Expanding

As consumers embrace an on-the-go lifestyle, it is not a surprise that convenience is often mentioned as a top reason for visiting both restaurants and retail locations. Many restaurant and retail operators have elevated their prepared foods and grab-and-go offerings in an effort to meet their time-sensitive demands. Grocery stores have proven that they can […]

How Canadian C-Stores Can Win More Meals-on-the-Go

When you have a late-night craving or desperately need coffee, is a fast-food restaurant or a convenience store (c-store) more likely to come to mind? If you’re like most consumers, you’d probably say a fast-food restaurant. In fact, in Technomic’s latest Canadian Future of LSR and Canadian Convenience-Store Foodservice Consumer Trend Reports, 58% of consumers […]

Adding Value Through Convenience

Last week, Domino’s CEO Patrick Doyle said digital ordering now accounts for nearly 40 percent of all of the chain’s transactions. That share has grown by about 5 percent for several years, Doyle said, adding that he eventually expects it to top 50 percent. Doyle made his remarks in speaking about Domino’s second-quarter earnings—which were […]