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Shakeups, Sales & Stats: What’s New in the US Foodservice Industry for Winter 2016

Dec.16.2016
01:35:22 PM

The foodservice industry in the United States is always changing. As new concepts, innovations, and trends take hold, the foodservice landscape evolves and changes the way that many operators, manufacturers, and suppliers do business. As the industry leader in foodservice data, CHD Expert understands how all these changes can impact the bottom line, as well as how vital it is to stay on top of the latest developments in order to develop the most cutting-edge campaigns.

We recently gathered a few of the biggest headlines in the foodservice industry, and we’d like to share them with you today. Here’s what’s happening in the foodservice industry in the United States:

This Decision Could Have a Major Impact on Franchisors (QSR Magazine)
Recent decisions of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may impact franchisors and employers that use contingent workforces.

Chipotle founder Ells becomes sole CEO (USA Today)
The founder of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Steve Ells, will again become the sole CEO of the company after co-CEO Monty Moran vacated his seat on Chipotle’s board and stepped down from his CEO role.

Howard Schultz Stepping Down As Starbucks CEO (Forbes)
Starbucks’ longtime chairman and CEO will step down. Howard Schultz is set to give up his CEO title and become executive chairman in April 2017.

Craft Beer Enjoys Another Stellar Year in Sales, Growth (FSR Magazine)
Small and independent craft brewers continue to thrive in the United States.

CHD Expert Evaluates the Independent Restaurant Industry (CHD Expert)
Independent restaurants represent 66 percent of the total restaurant landscape and outnumber chains nearly two to one.

CHD Expert Evaluates the Fine Dining Landscape of the United States (CHD Expert)
The fine dining restaurant industry caters to American consumers looking for a high-end, away-from-home dining experience. As of October 2016, there are more than 5,100 Fine Dining restaurants in the United States.

Would you like to learn more about the foodservice industry in the United States?

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