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The Retail Rundown: Ham Features Increase for the Holidays
The countdown to Christmas is rapidly winding down and shoppers are busy stocking up on last-minute gifts and food for visiting family and holiday gatherings.
For the second week in a row, pork features claim the top spot among protein ads this week with 28.4%. Seafood follows with 25.7% of total protein ad volume, while beef comes in third at 20.5%. Chicken retail buying opportunities declined to 8%, compared to 13.8% the previous week. Turkey features advanced to 9.7%, up about four points from last week...
Enjoy the Season with Dickey’s Heat and Serve Holiday Feasts
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit knows the holidays are the perfect time to sit back and enjoy some Texas-style with friends and family. With significant holiday sales so far this year, the Dickey’s team was thrilled to secure plenty of Smoked Turkeys, Prime Ribs, Cajun Turkeys, and Spiral Cut Hams for you to enjoy at a fantastic price.
Give your favorite pit master a break this holiday season and let Dickey’s do the cooking for you. The barbecue brand recognizes that we have a lot to be grateful for...
O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar Spreads Holiday Cheer with Special Deals Through the New Year
The holiday cheer will be in full-swing at O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar with deals and specials all season long.
From Dec. 21 through Jan. 1, 2024, guests will be treated to an O’mazing $20 Family-Style Meal Bundle. With the order of any Family-Style meal online, guests can add a whole pie, a gallon beverage, and an appetizer (spinach dip or pimento cheese dip) for just $20. And from Dec. 28 to Jan. 1, O’Charley’s will take 23% off all online orders...
DoorDash Launches Annual 12 Day Holiday Savings Event
Whether you’re making your list or you’re checking it twice, DoorDash is the special ingredient for a joyful holiday season with Deck the Doorstep, twelve festive days of massive deals to help make holiday hosting and shopping more convenient than ever. From December 1st through December 12th, DoorDash users can look forward to limited-time discounts, daily deals, and exclusive DashPass offers from local and nationwide favorites featuring groceries, retail, and restaurants — all in one place.
During DoorDash’s annual savings event, people will be able to...
Logan’s Roadhouse “Beefing” Up Holiday Offers For A Limited Time
Logan’s Roadhouse, the leading steakhouse known for its scratch-made rolls, mesquite grilled steaks, and ice-cold beer, is thrilled to announce the triumphant return of Prime Rib, just in time for the holiday season. Logan’s invites guests to indulge in a special Prime Rib experience that will be available exclusively on weekends from through February 18, 2024.
The Prime Rib special features a juicy 13 oz. prime rib, seasoned to perfection in Logan’s signature rub, and then masterfully slow-roasted for six hours and hand-carved to order. Logan’s...
Maggiano's Little Italy® Welcomes the Winter Holidays With Festive Flair
Maggiano's Little Italy® is continuing to celebrate the holiday season by providing delicious options for upscale winter gatherings with family-style dine-in, carryout options and winter menu features for December! In the spirit of togetherness, Maggiano's will also have their doors open to anyone who doesn't feel like turning on the oven this Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
From Nov. 30 to New Year's Eve, guests can dine in at Maggiano's for an extravagant three-course holiday menu featuring refined Italian Classics...
White Castle adds comfort to the winter months with the return of its fan favorite Sloppy Joe Sliders
The cooling weather is reaching the point where comfort food is needed, and White Castle is here to answer the call. The iconic family-owned restaurant that kick started America's love for fast food, is happy to bring back its popular Sloppy Joe, Smoky Joe and Spicy Joe Sliders as well as its Mac & Cheese Nibblers to satisfy comfort cravings during the holidays and throughout the winter season.
These seasonal favorites, which capture the hearts and taste buds of craving customers year...
Experts at Columbus Craft Meats Welcome the Holiday Season with Insight on Latest Charcuterie Trends
While no one holiday gathering is the same, certain traditional elements are consistent with parties this time of year. Lights and decorations adorn roofs, walls and fixtures, surrounded by beloved friends and family in the warmth of an inviting home. And of course, what holiday party is complete without an appetizing spread of delicious food?
Charcuterie has become an integral part of holiday celebrations for people throughout the country, as charcuterie boards — consisting of meat, cheese, acid, crunch and a "wow" factor — are especially popular...
Red Robin Introduces Limited-Edition Gift Card That Doubles as a Pass to Free Appetizers in 2024
This holiday season, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB) is helping guests give the gift of YUMMM® and good cheer, with a limited-edition $100 Red Robin Gift Card that unlocks free appetizers in 2024,* plus a special chance to give back to Make-A-Wish®.
Available exclusively online at Red Robin.com from Black Friday, Nov. 24-27, and in participating restaurants Dec. 1-31 while supplies last, purchase a limited-edition $100 silver gift card for your...
Holiday Meals Simplified
(Family Features) With holiday entertaining on the minds of many this time of year, it's important to take steps to make setting the table stress-free and keep focus on what really matters – spending time with loved ones.
With 92% of customers expressing some level of concern about inflation, according to Walmart's Holidays 2023 Seasonal Survey, it's important to take steps to save time and money during an expensive time of year.
To help combat inflation, the retailer – which has saved customers more than $1 billion on seasonal baskets and rollbacks during the past year...
Holiday Grocery Shopping Habits
Though technology has undeniably evolved the way we communicate, I’ve found that no text, call, or video chat can replace the warmth of hugging my mom. The holiday season for me is a time of strengthening familial bonds, gifting joy, and indulging in the “Superbowl” of meals. Raised by a large village of multigenerational family and friends, these moments spent together come few and far between and are deeply cherished. Whether hosting or traveling home, our U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, Holiday Season report finds more than 90% of Americans are celebrating Thanksgiving and the December holidays...
Dickey’s Barbecue Offering Holiday Feasts and a New Side Dish
This holiday season, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has everything you need to enjoy a stress-free Thanksgiving, as well as the debut of a new featured side dish!
Through January 5th, the Texas-style barbecue brand is offering their guests a variety of gathering-friendly options — The Complete Feast and Dinner Feast — as well as its fan-favorite Ready to Eat Holiday Big Yellow Box. Each option will be available to order in-store, online, or on the Dickey’s App.
Along with their popular holiday heat and serve feast options, Dickey’s...
Instacart Spotlights Stress-Free Holiday Celebrations with New Brand Campaign
Instacart (NASDAQ: CART), the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced "The Holiday Rescue App" – its most extensive holiday campaign yet, which reinforces its position as an indispensable partner to families throughout the entire holiday season. "The Holiday Rescue App" brand campaign will run for seven weeks in the U.S. and Canada and features multiple campaign extensions, from hosting family and gifting the ultimate presents to preparing for New Year's Eve celebrations. The new creative spotlights how Instacart is the one-stop destination that can serve every holiday...
Applebee’s Introduces NEW Holiday Combos
The holidays just got better at Applebee’s with four NEW Holiday Combos starting at $13.99*! Warm up this winter with a variety of hearty combos each featuring two popular proteins including Honey BBQ Chicken Breast, Blackened Cajun Salmon, 6 oz. USDA Select Top Sirloin, Applebee’s Riblets, and Double Crunch Shrimp. Each Combo also includes garlic mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, and crispy onions. Available for dine-in, To Go, and delivery, Applebee’s Holiday Combos are only available for a limited time.
These fa-la-la-la finger lickin' good combos include two delicious proteins...
New FMI Holiday Season Trends Survey: Grocery Shoppers Exhibit Cautious Optimism Ahead of Holiday
Despite ongoing concerns about high prices, shoppers are optimistic about their financial situations heading into the holidays and are finding ways to feed their families and meet their needs at the grocery store, according to FMI—The Food Industry Association’s new U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, Holiday Season report.
“While consumers are understandably concerned about their finances amidst continued inflation heading into the holidays, shoppers are proving to be just as resilient when it comes to preparing for their holiday meal celebrations,” said FMI President and CEO...
ALDI Decks the Halls with Over 350 Curated Food Items for Holiday Hosting
Dust off your holiday wish lists because ALDI is ringing in the season with the introduction of over 350 festive food offerings – from gourmet cheeses and charcuterie to snacks, wine and beyond – rolling out through the rest of the year.
And there's even more to unwrap: the ALDI holiday food selection is larger than ever before, including over 70 new items with the majority priced under $10. These thoughtfully selected, budget-friendly offerings allow shoppers to cherish moments with loved ones and focus on what...
Consumers to Spend Nearly $900 to Celebrate the Winter Holidays
Those celebrating the winter holidays expect to spend $875 on average on gifts, decorations, food and other key seasonal items, according to the National Retail Federation’s latest consumer survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. The amount is $42 more than consumers planned to spend in 2022 and is in line with the average holiday budget over the last five years.
“The winter holidays are an important tradition to many American families, and shoppers are prioritizing their holiday purchases for the people most important to them,”...
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