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 […]

Benchmarking Your Restaurant’s Performance? Don’t Forget Retail Prepared Foods

As offerings of fresh prepared foods (also called retail meal solutions) expand, distinctions between restaurants and retailers are increasingly blurring. As noted in Technomic’s recent white paper published with A.T. Kearney, titled Fresh Prepared Foods: A Growth Driver for Your Company?, retailers have experienced a renaissance in fresh prepared foods over the past five years, […]