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Post-pandemic restaurant success means balancing the new normal with old habits
Post-pandemic restaurant success means balancing the new normal with old habits

Findings from Datassential’s Firefly 500+ report reveal an analysis of the country’s 500 largest restaurant chains and the most pressing industry trends.

Datassential: Subscription models shined in 2020, will see further growth
Datassential: Subscription models shined in 2020, will see further growth

There were few bright spots for restaurants in 2020. The subscription model was one of them.

Burger trends: Balance between meat and not, daring and classic
Burger trends: Balance between meat and not, daring and classic

From innovative sauces and high-end meats and cheeses to innovative replacements for the traditional bun, Datassential takes a look at the the biggest opportunities for growth in the ever-successful category.

Consumers continue to focus on sustainability, waste reduction through COVID
Consumers continue to focus on sustainability, waste reduction through COVID

Despite indulging more in restaurant takeout, delivery and home-shipped meal kits during the pandemic, consumers are more focused than ever on reducing waste and their impact on the environment.