The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market research company, has discovered American consumers are gradually becoming more willing to change their purchase behaviour and shift from their regular shopping stores...

As time-pressed workers try to cut costs and eat healthier, carried lunches are becoming increasingly popular in the American workplace, according to a new study from The NPD Group – a leading market...

The economic downturn in America has led to a number of initiatives from McDonald’s seeking to lure customers, but the strategies now seem to be frustrating some franchisees. US comparable sales...

The US restaurant industry is taking a hit as economic struggles plague the country. New consumer research from Mintel reveals that 54% of people who dine out regularly are restricting their restaurant...

The impact of higher inflation, interest rates and fuel costs is beginning to become apparent on restaurants and cafes, but pubs appear to be galvanised by the economic concern. A relatively low priced...

As economic issues continue to worry consumers the need for retailers to think ahead becomes even more pivotal. Food prices are rising, fuel is reaching record highs and interest rates are starting to...