The foodservice landscape is shifting around the globe. The supply chain is evolving, consumer needs and tastes are changing, the channels offering foodservice are plentiful, and technology is enabling convenience and service at the speed of light. Whether you’re a foodservice distributor, manufacturer, or operator, navigating the new landscape can be a challenge—but that’s where we come in. We’ve been tracking every aspect of the industry for more than 40 years, from sizing gaps and opportunities, to assessing your market share, to determining what operators actually buy, and tracking consumer purchasing trends over time.
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Leveraging Complementary Data and Insights to Tell the Full Story Behind Sales Declines
Digital is More than Delivery
Digital ordering may be growing by double digits, but about 90% of restaurant occasions are still at brick-and-mortar locations. David Portalatin shows you what’s trending in our new video.
How do we help foodservice distributors, manufacturers, and operators navigate the new landscape? Just ask our clients.
“SupplyTrack is developed and tailored to how we want to see the market. Data drives insights, insights drive opportunities, and opportunities drive strategies. It is about materializing some of these numbers that we did not have visibility on.”
"NPD's SupplyTrack offers the complete view of what’s going on either at a national or regional level."
"NPD’s Checkout analysis was helpful to understand how our customers were using a category of products at Limited Service Restaurants and at Jack in the Box. As a result of the analysis, we identified an important area of opportunity for our teams to focus on, in order to grow visits to Jack in the Box. "
We Track Foodservice Around the Globe
- Great Britain
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
- United States
- Losing Our Appetite for Restaurants
Losing Our Appetite for Restaurants
Learn why specific types of consumers are dining out less often, to better position your business for growth. Don’t accept the status quo: make changes to migrate from survival to success.Contact us
- Delivering Digital Convenience Report
Delivering Digital Convenience Report
Feeding the Growing Appetite for Restaurant Apps
Our new report, Delivering Digital Convenience, shows how consumers use and rate digital services from leading chains and third parties. It's a new resource to help you take advantage of the latest digital trends.Learn More Contact us
- Value Wars 2.0
- The Digital Evolution of Foodservice
- Parties with Kids: Motivating More Visits Today
- Chicken Wing Dilemma Report
- Eating Patterns in America – Annual Report
- Future of Foodservice Snapshot Delivery – Report
Future of Foodservice Snapshot Delivery – Report
Focusing on delivery is one way to stay competitive in today’s slow-growth foodservice market. We know delivery trends were strong in 2017, but what is the outlook for the future? This report provides new insight about foodservice customers and the potential growth opportunity for delivery The Delivery Overview section looks across QSR pizza, QSR beyond pizza, and FSR, revealing unique business dynamics, consumer profiles, digital delivery engagement, and third-party apps. The Delivery Outlook section provides a five-year cohort forecast for restaurant delivery, as well as a two-year outlook for delivery compared across QSR pizza, QSR beyond pizza, and FSR.Read More Contact us
- Future of Foodservice Snapshot: Restaurant Delivery
Future of Foodservice Snapshot: Restaurant Delivery
Examine the restaurant segments, categories, visit situations, and specific food and beverage products that matter most to your business – now, and 10 years from now.Contact us
- What Matters Most To Key Generational Groups
What Matters Most To Key Generational Groups
The U.S. restaurant industry’s stalled traffic is expected to continue through 2018. Understanding the foodservice-related habits of key generational groups is one way to address the complex issues that have created the current slow-to-no-growth environment. The NPD Group’s new report, What Matters Most To Key Generational Groups, explores key buyer groups’ wants and needs to reveal the factors that most influence their restaurant purchase behavior.Contact us