Everyone knows today’s diners only care about ordering food using their mobile apps, then swooping in, grabbing that takeout bag and heading back home to chow down in front of the TV, right?
Not so fast.
The NPD Group has determined that the balance has tipped in favor of customers who stick around and enjoy their meal on the premises. This is good news for the restaurant industry, NPD adds, since guests who dine in spend more than those who grab and go. The firm says