RESTAURANT INDUSTRY RESEARCH & CONSUMER FOODSERVICE INDUSTRY TRENDS ​

It's moving fast.

The consumer, competition, disruptive forces, and factors influencing the current and future state of the restaurant and foodservice industry are moving so fast that keeping up requires getting help.

We can help.

Aaron Allen & Associates tracks emerging restaurant and foodservice industry trends and advises executive leadership teams on how to plan, prepare, and capitalize on what’s now and next. Insights cover consumer, industry, and market intelligence that can be applied in strategy related to growth and expansion, performance optimization, category and channel development, product development, menu strategy, opportunity identification and gap analysis, market sizing, pricing and positioning strategy, and to inform strategic capital allocations.

We Provide Crisp, Clear, Global Restaurant Intelligence

Through distinctive, data-driven insights informed by our unparalleled understanding of the dynamics driving the foodservice industry — and the ability to connect the dots in a way that is both holistic and actionable — we help clients: 

  • Maximize sales growth by uncovering new geographies where to play, and how to best translate a brand in those markets when preparing for cross-border expansion
  • Recover top-line performance by developing and deploying sales-building initiatives based on learning how the competition is acting (and how to counter their strategies)
  • Augment capabilities of teams that are under time or resource constraints when implementing an initiative or evaluating an investment
  • Identify potential acquisition opportunities by leveraging our global know-how and know-who, and in-depth knowledge of what categories are attractive targets
  • Mitigate the risk of being disrupted by better understanding evolving consumer behaviors and competitive landscape trends relative to future of foodservice implications
  • Accelerate revenue growth by identifying untapped geographies, markets, categories, profit centers, and alternative formats

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