September 12, 2023

Check out these industry articles and reports to see what we’ve been up to lately. We’re experts on families with children, so we’re always exploring and analyzing, playing out new theories and sharing what we’ve learned.

What Families Want from Fast-Casual Restaurants

September 12, 2023

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What Families Want from Fast-Casual Restaurants

July 28, 2023

QSR Magazine

6 Things Families Want From Fast Casual Brands

July 5, 2023

What Families Want From Fast Casual Brands

January 6, 2023

What Families Look for in Fast Casual Restaurants

December 9, 2022

QSR Magazine

Restaurant Experience is Key to Attracting Young Families

July 2022

C3 Brand Marketing Finds Niche in Restaurant Offerings for Kids

May 2, 2022

Kansas City Business Journal

Grow Family Pizza Sales with this Innovative Strategy

March 7, 2022

Restaurants Tap Cause Consumers Drive Business

October 20, 2021

QSR Magazine

Small but Mighty: How Crayons Give Restaurants a Big Bang for Their Buck

May 7, 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

6 Ways to deliver an innovative off-premises experience

March 26, 2021

QSR Magazine

KC company donates holiday meals to charity that helps children

December 10, 2020

COVID-19 shouldn’t stop brands from being kid-friendly

December 2, 2020

Restaurants winning with families

November 24, 2020

Total Food Service

Tips on being a kid-friendly restaurant

October 21, 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

What will bring families back to restaurants?

August 21, 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

What’s your restaurant’s off-premises strategy for kids?

August 2020

QSR Magazine

Kid-friendliness is key for bringing families back to restaurants

July 16, 2020

Total Food Service

Families are big business — don’t ignore the youngest customer

February 19, 2020

Restaurant Business Magazine

C3 launches kids’ meal entertainment program, prioritizing family-owned restaurants

January 28, 2020

Becoming more kid-friendly

January 9, 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

A mother and child purchasing food from a convenience store
Families are a valuable market for convenience stores, especially for retailers looking to grow their foodservice business. We at C3 know that one of Read more
How to Be Kid-Friendly in Fast Casual Restaurants Feature
The third edition of our How To Be Kid-Friendly infographic series. Download as a PDF and check out the QSR edition here or CDR edition here. Read more
C3 Lab Families Are Important To Restaurants
At C3, we lead with data and insights. One of our favorite data sources is Circana (formerly NPD Group), which provides us with regular Read more
C3 Lab What Families Want from Fast Casual
It comes as no surprise that fast casual restaurants are a growing segment of the restaurant industry. According to NPD Group/CREST®, while overall restaurant Read more
C3 Lab Building Brand Loyalty
Every day, we at C3 design, safety-test, produce and deliver engaging entertainment solutions for our clients’ family customers. Once in a while, we step Read more
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In February of 2022, C3 was proud to host a webinar in partnership with Nation’s Restaurant News’ CREATE the future of foodservice series entitled Read more
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Grow sales and delight families with brand-tailored off-premises solutions Take-away is here to stay. As we know all too well, recent years have turned Read more
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You know how great pizza is for families, but what about how valuable families are for pizza? Our latest research has confirmed what many Read more
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C3 has always been a strong advocate for giving back. It’s a part of our company’s DNA! We’ve seen the impact this kind of Read more
C3Lab More Than A Cup
From the C3 dictionary: Kids’ Cup, Noun A perfectly kid-sized drinking vessel used by casual dining, fast casual and QSR brands to make families Read more
C3LAB Post Covid SingleVersion Final
Spring has sprung, COVID-19 vaccinations are rolling out across the U.S., and C3 has the latest insights from families on indoor dining. During the Read more
Crayon Deep Dive
Crayons are a perfect symbol of the joys of childhood: creating, playing, learning. They’re classic; they’re inexpensive ... They are timeless. As basic as Read more
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There’s no question that off-premises dining has become an essential part of people's lives. During the pandemic, it was a necessity. After the pandemic, Read more
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One of the many things that’s been upended in 2020 is how families experience casual dining and fast casual restaurants. With the shift towards Read more
C3Lab 13 Facts About Kids and Restaurants Feature 105
Download as a PDF. The Art + Science of Kid + Family Marketing Get the latest kids and families insights delivered directly to your Read more
How to Be Kid Friendly in CDR Feature 104
UPDATED APRIL 2022 Part 2 of our 2-part infographic series. Download as a PDF or check out part 1, the Fast Food Edition here. Read more
How to Be Kid Friendly in QSR Feature 103
UPDATED APRIL 2022 Part 1 of our 2-part infographic series. Download as a PDF or check out part 2, the Casual Dining edition here. Read more
C3LAB ReturntoRestaurants Feature 102
Why isn’t it over yet? When can things go back to how they used to be? Like a kid kicking their feet in the Read more
C3Lab FamilyValue Feature 101
We know kids. What they like, how they spend their time… and their favorite places to eat. We know that when families go out, Read more
C3 Brand Marketing develops activity sheets for restaurants to help parents engage children’s creativity and learning during quarantine. Parents continually face the challenge of Read more
There’s something beautiful about human nature in the face of adversity, seeing people rally behind causes that appeal to the good in all of Read more
C3Signature Launch
C3 Brand Marketing launches kids’ meal entertainment program, prioritizing family-owned restaurants. Independent restaurant owners can now elevate the family customer experience with tailored, kids’ Read more