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Opportunity for Restaurants: Could Older Americans be an Untapped M...
Opportunity for Restaurants: Could Older Americans be an Untapped Market for Online Grocery?

newly released survey finds that one in six Americans over 50 reports ordering groceries online. Cost remains the biggest hurdle for older shoppers, with close to 70% of shoppers who have not bought groceries online citing high delivery and service fees as a major obstacle. At a time when our population is living longer than ever, restaurants have the opportunity to meet consumer demand where grocers are failing.


Honolulu Poke Takes the Meal in a Bowl Concept up a Healthy Notch
Honolulu Poke Takes the Meal in a Bowl Concept up a Healthy Notch

  • Honolulu Poke Bar is a fast casual restaurant where customers choose from raw fish and cooked proteins to build a stratisfied bowl of sushi.
  • Poke, cubes of raw fish mixed in a soy-based marinade and layered with fruits, vegetables, and sauces over rice or lettuce, is a relatively healthy meal choice. The concept originated in Hawaii and is becoming mainstream across the United States.


Healthy Dining Launches First Ever MyMenu Personalized Nutrition Co...
Healthy Dining Launches First Ever MyMenu Personalized Nutrition Concierge

MyMenu platform matches guests’ health and lifestyle preferences with customized menu choices.


Opportunity for Restaurants: Study Shows Grocers are Failing to Mee...
Opportunity for Restaurants: Study Shows Grocers are Failing to Meet $20B Consumer Demand for Local Food

Forager, a local food digital procurement platform, recently conducted a survey of shoppers in New England and upstate New York. Results from the survey lent credence to their hypothesis: while the demand for local food has never been greater, many grocers are ill-equipped to serve customers who are willing to pay more for quality food that supports their local economy. David Stone, founder and CEO of the startup, tells more about the survey.



Consumer Startups are Dead. Long Live Consumer Startups.
Consumer Startups are Dead. Long Live Consumer Startups.

Ten years ago this month on July 10, 2008, Apple first unveiled the App Store and kicked off one of the greatest periods of product innovation, entrepreneurial achievement, and disruption of the establishment we’ve ever seen, namely the Consumer Rebellion. This is an illuminating article by Eric Feng (with some Star Wars analogies for all you Star Wars fans)! All of us need to consider this – as technology continues to rapidly change how we do business – whether you are the "Empire" or the "Consumer Rebellion" (I like the term Empowerment over Rebellion). 


San Francisco Wants to Ban Multi-Million Dollar Corporate Cafeteria...
San Francisco Wants to Ban Multi-Million Dollar Corporate Cafeterias

The measure will funnel enormous funds into local restaurants.



The ‘Bleeding’ Veggie Burger has Scored a Major Victory in its Batt...
The ‘Bleeding’ Veggie Burger has Scored a Major Victory in its Battle for Legitimacy

  • The Impossible Burger is a plant-based patty made by Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods, with backing from Bill Gates.
  • Some advocates said the burger was unsafe because of a key ingredient called heme, which the FDA initially said it couldn't recognize as safe without further research.
  • On Monday, the FDA gave Impossible Foods the official green light that heme is safe to eat.