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According to a recent Zagat dining trends survey, Americans eat out an average of 4.9 times per week, spending an average of $36.40 per person. In fact, consumer spending in the quick service restaurant sector reached almost $300 billion in the US alone in 2018, according to Statista. And increasingly, those dining dollars are being spent on orders to go—placed on mobile phones. It’s safe to say that online food ordering is undeniably the wave of the future.
While these numbers clearly indicate that the online ordering industry is on the rise, and in fact critical to restaurants wanting to retain and satisfy the needs of their customers, there’s one more startling statistic: only 26 percent of restaurants surveyed had mobile ordering apps, according to a Forbes study!
In order to be competitive in a growing digital and tech savvy world, where convenience is key and mobile phones are used for everything, restaurants are missing out if they don’t have an online ordering app.
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