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Survey shows consumers fear recession, yet remain optimistic about finances

- General News
Many consumers are in a financial conundrum. The latest TransUnion Consumer Pulse study found that 44% of Americans believe the U.S. economy is in a recession or will be by the end of June. Three in four consumers (75%) believe a recession will occur by the end of 2023.

Study shows restaurant operators plan to automate up to 51% of store tasks by 2025

- General News
The recent 2023 Connected Restaurant Experience Study by Incisiv, conducted in collaboration with Verizon Business and Cisco, shows that customers' rapid adoption of digital technologies is increasing the complexity of managing restaurant operations.

Survey shows inflation remains top challenge for restaurants

- General News
Inflation continues to be the top challenge for restaurants as they look ahead to 2023, according to a survey conducted by TD, America's Most Convenient Bank, at the 2022 Restaurant Finance and Development Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Consumers overestimate grocery profits, food inflation, dunnhumby study shows

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Americans believe that grocery retailers are earning a 35.2% net profit margin, 14 times higher than grocers’ actual net profit margin average of 2.5%, and that food-at-home inflation is 24.3%, double the annual rate reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics according to the latest dunnhumby Consumer Trends Tracker (CTT) released today.

Survey indicates greater reliance on online grocery shopping

- Retail
Chicory, the leading contextual commerce advertising platform, today released findings from its 2023 Online Grocery Shopping Report.

Dietitian survey projects affordability over immunity as top food purchase driver in 2023

- General News
After years of keeping immune health and comfort top-of-mind during the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are back to prioritizing affordability and convenience when shopping for food, according to the annual Pollock Communications and Today's Dietitian "What's Trending in Nutrition" survey.

BrandSpark releases 5th annual Most Trusted Grocery Retailers in America

- General News
In partnership with Newsweek and Winsight Grocery Business, BrandSpark International announces the fifth annual grocery edition of its BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards, as voted by American shoppers.

Study shows 1/3 of consumers will change holiday grocery shopping this year due to inflation

- General News
Consumers are faced with the harsh reality of paying more to get less at the grocery store this holiday season.

Online grocery survey shows more in-store shopping for holidays

- General News
Phononic, a global leader in sustainable cooling technology, today announced new survey findings that highlight the current attitudes and behaviors of consumers and retailers towards grocery shopping, with a focus on curbside pickup and delivery of fresh and/or frozen food.

FMI survey shows consumers plan to adjust holiday grocery budgets due to inflation

- General News
FMI—The Food Industry Association released Part VI of its U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends 2022 series, titled “Holiday Shopping.”