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Added 25 May, 2018

San Diego-headquartered Petco, a leading specialty retailer of pet products and services with more than 1,500 Petco and Unleashed by Petco locations in North America, has tapped Los Alamitos, California JustFoodForDogs to open hundreds of "stores within stores" with many of them featuring exhibition kitchens so customers can see how the food is...

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Added 19 May, 2018

Start-up Kabaq is aiming to bring the next big technology-influenced change for restaurants and foodies since Instagram sparked a surge in food photography: an augmented reality menu. Burger chain Bareburger will be among the first restaurants to allow customers to see their meal right in front of them — before ever placing an order.
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Added 14 May, 2018

Domino’s announced that US customers can now have pizza delivered to locations without an address. Local Domino’s restaurants choose ‘Hotspots’ to deliver to nearby, which customers can view on a map. These include beaches, fields, parks and more. Currently, the flexible delivery option lets diners choose from 150,000 Domino’s Hotspots around...

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Added 8 May, 2018

The restaurant-as-coworking-space concept isn’t exactly new. Nor is the idea of double-duty public spaces. But man, are there a lot of options these days, even compared to a couple years ago. The match makes sense. According to one study, an estimated 5.1 million people worldwide will be using a coworking space by 2022. But not all of them can...

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Added 5 May, 2018

With farm-to-table restaurants in every neighborhood, fitness bands on every wrist and meditation a mainstream practice, the shift toward conscious living is having a fundamental impact on how consumers shop, eat and drink. Sixty-seven percent of Americans prioritize healthy or socially-conscious food purchases and lower alcohol-by-volume (ABV...

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Added 26 April, 2018

Sainsbury’s has partnered with e-cargobikes.com to trial zero-emission deliveries from its South London store in Streatham. Five cargo bikes will deliver up to 100 online orders a day to customers across South London and will be able to avoid heavy traffic during peak delivery hours and park closer to customers homes. When a delivery is made,...

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Added 16 April, 2018

With more than half of its business funneling in through the drive-thru, Long John Silver's brand revitalization program made this channel a top priority, culminating in new outdoor menu boards designed to knock drivers' socks right off the floorboards. The roll-up interactive drive-through menu boards fill drivers' vision with three 55-inch,...

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Added 16 April, 2018

Upmarket UK grocer Waitrose has announced that it is trialling yoga classes in three of its stores. Waitrose says that classes will be suitable for all levels, and will cost £7 per session. "We know that overall well-being is increasingly important to our customers," said Moira Howie, nutrition manager at Waitrose. "In addition to eating well...

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Added 10 April, 2018

California’s cannabis consumers spent $180 million on THC-infused food and drinks last year, 10% of the state’s cannabis sales. Drinkables have been on the rise for some time now, and more companies are releasing their version of THC beverages to get in on the growing trend. Cannabis beverage company California Dreamin’ created four different...

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Added 10 April, 2018

Blue Apron has hatched a Hail Mary strategy to sell more meal kits. The company is reportedly “in active conversations” with supermarkets to introduce a version of the kits on store shelves by year’s end. Sales at the company were sagging long before last summer’s disastrous IPO, and ever since, Blue Apron has seen plunging stock prices and...