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Breakfast Growth Continues In Canada

Let’s face it — Canadians are a busy bunch. From early-morning work meetings to after-school activities for the kids, gym classes to...

Operators Should be Focusing Marketing Efforts on Life Stages, Not Generational...

There was a time when millennials were considered one big generational group. At the time, their behaviours were attributed to their generation instead of...

Canadians are Hungry For Meal-Kit Delivery Services

If there’s one thing Canadians have in common, it’s the daily dilemma of figuring out what’s for dinner. Now, more than ever, time-starved Canadians...

How Premium-Casual Restaurants Are Defying Canada’s No-Growth Reality

In 2017, sales at full-service restaurants (FSR) slipped two per cent to a total of $21 billion — another decline in an industry that...

Ontario Restaurants Brace For Minimum-Wage Increase Fallout

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months, you’re likely well aware of Ontario’s recent minimum-wage hike and the impact...

The 2017 Hospitality Market Report

While Canadian foodservice operators should expect a modestly healthy 2017 in terms of growth, increasing competition and a changing consumer-spending landscape are going to...

Using Data to Understand Today’s Customers

The term ‘millennial’ has become synonymous with success in today’s foodservice landscape. While most of us think of this cohort as being a function...

It’s Been a Big Year for Breakfast

Despite tepid market growth over the last 12 months, it’s been a big year for breakfast in Canadian foodservice. This notion is supported by...

Specialty Coffees are Experiencing Significant Servings Gain

Canadians love their coffee. In fact, according to recent data from Toronto-based The NPD Group, Canadians consume 2.3 billion servings of the caffeinated beverage...

The 2016 BAR Report

Canadians aren’t drinking the way they used to. Not only have total alcohol sales within the foodservice industry dipped by five per cent, according...