The Ashton Report E-Newsletter

A weekly e-mail newsletter in which Ashton Foodservice Consulting’s Robin Ashton highlights and provides commentary on the week’s most pertinent news to the foodservice equipment and supplies market. It also features interviews with leading E&S market figures, news on industry data, and insight on trends affecting the industry.

The Ashton Report is not a news site. If you have news about the foodservice or foodservice equipment and supplies industries, contact Jan Ashton, news editor at Foodservice Equipment Reports, at, or other foodservice media.

The Ashton Report is available to anyone who registers on The Ashton Report website, but is particularly directed to multiunit operators (both commercial and noncommercial), dealers and distributors, consultants, manufacturers and manufacturers’ reps, in North America and throughout the world. To register, click here.

For information on advertising in The Ashton Report, coverage issues or subscription information, e-mail Robin Ashton at

The Ashton Report Insider E-Newsletter

A paid, monthly e-mail newsletter in which Ashton Foodservice Consulting’s Robin Ashton compiles the month’s macroeconomic, foodservice, foodservice equipment and supplies, materials pricing, and other pertinent data and offers commentary and analysis. Think of it as the Kiplinger Report for foodservice E&S.

Ashton has analyzed and forecasted the foodservice equipment and supplies industry since the early 1980s. He has created or helped create most of the market data upon which the foodservice equipment and supplies market relies.

It costs $99 a year. And buying it gives you a discount on Ashton’s annual equipment and supplies industry forecast, which happens in early August. To subscribe, click here. And for more information, e-mail Ashton at