National Survey Reveals Food Purchasing Behaviors Will Change After COVID-19
How restaurant customer spending habits will change
OSAE Member Inspire PR Group recently partnered with market research firm, Illuminology, to deploy a nationwide survey, Eating 2020: How COVID-19 Will Change Consumer Engagement With Food, to gauge consumers’ food purchasing trends at grocery stores and restaurants before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home restrictions.
The research sampled 1,300 U.S. consumers and an additional sample of 500 Ohio consumers, and focused on the following topics:
- How customers’ grocery shopping behaviors will change after stay-at-home restrictions are lifted (e.g. frequency, spending, purchasing intentions, etc.)
- Which measures customers prefer grocery stores and supermarkets make to help them feel healthy and safe
- What percentage of customers anticipate returning to dine-in restaurants once stay-at-home restrictions are lifted
- How restaurant customer spending habits will change
- What restaurant customers are worried about the most related to health and safety
To learn how customers' food purchasing behaviors will change, and to view a webinar about what those changes mean for U.S. restaurants and grocers, please select this link.