A newly released report from BIS Shrapnel, one of Australia’s leading providers of industry research, has shown 2011 again proved to be a difficult year for the foodservice industry, but the industry...

The financial turmoil of 2008 hurt some restaurants as consumers sought to save money by eating at home more often. The impact was fortunately softer in Australia than America where the restaurant industry,...

Research identifying greater concerns for the restaurant industry, as a result of a downturn in consumer spending, compared to other food industry sectors, appears to be on the mark. The latest retail...

Eating out, takeaways and nights in the pub will be among the first activities to be chopped by UK consumers in the wake of the downturn but restaurants are better placed to survive the economic turbulence...

Foodservice consultants Technomic have discovered that age-based distinctions among consumers’ use of restaurants run deeper than originally expected. The findings, published in the ‘Generational...

More than one-third of American consumers (35 per cent) report they are eating or buying dinners out less frequently than one year ago as the need to offer an edge to the value offering becomes pivotal...

The City of Perth will ban smoking in alfresco dining areas within its boundaries from July 1 next year.The Council has given in-principle support to making licensed dining areas on pavements and other...