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Food and Beverages | Friday, October 09, 2020
Restaurants and food delivery services have started embracing new trends to attract millennials and increase their profit margins. Today, Generation Y spends most of its budget on food, but they also expect the customer service to be of the top-notch.
FREMONT, CA: Nowadays, due to immense competition in the market, various online food delivery platforms have successfully captured a considerable market share along with new techniques of marketing and innovation. To survive the race of the market and keep up with the customer demands, the food delivery owners have started focusing on the most recent trends and technological advancements.
Here are some of the food delivery service trends that the restaurant owners must focus on to increase more demand.
1. Millennials as Key Drivers
In comparison with other generations, millennials are the priority audience for the food delivery services as they spend a maximum share of their budgets on food. With these modern and fast-paced lives, the demand for food delivery and quick-service restaurants has increased due to Generation Y as they use these services more. As millennials have more significant spending power, their requirements are also higher compared to others. For example, people of today’s generation want effortless ordering, instant delivery, one-step checkout, gamification, and many more.
To satisfy the needs of the millennials, food delivery companies have invested in new ordering channels and delivery options.
2. New Delivery Channels
Most people abandon digital takeout orders if they have to experience poor customer service as they want a more accessible online ordering system. Now, if the food delivery platforms want to keep their customers, they must simplify ordering and allow the customers to place orders through all possible channels such as social media, virtual assistants, smart devices, cars, and many more.
3. Modern Delivery Options
Food delivery companies do not have to limit their services with the labor force. Speeding up the delivery services has become easy for them along with lower operational costs with the help of robots, drones tech, and even parachutes.
4. Embracing New Trends
Many food delivery services have started focusing on a particular niche. The food delivery sectors have already seen food delivery platforms that appeal to vegans and also the companies that stick to items like burger boxes or farm-grown food or healthy smoothies.
However, it is easier for the food delivery startups to create a market for themselves as they can break through the entry barriers and fight off the intense competition because they have full knowledge about the recent food trends of the market. It is always essential for a restaurant owner to keep an eye on new trends that are gaining traction, including the fight against food waste, pet food, and virtual kitchen.