The global foodservice industry experienced a 105% rise in company filings mentions of cybersecurity in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by DoorDash with 55% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 36 foodservice company filings. GlobalData’s Foodservice: Filings Trends & Signals Q1 2024 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the foodservice industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

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Notably, cybersecurity was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2024, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of artificial intelligence and environment, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the foodservice industry, DoorDash had the greatest increase in references for cybersecurity in Q1 2024, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 45 cybersecurity-related sentences in the company's filings - 2% of all sentences - and an increase of 55% in Q1 2024 compared with Q1 2023. Yum China’s mentions of cybersecurity rose by 80% to 36 and Chipotle Mexican Grill’s by 106% to 35 and McDonald's’s by 360% to 23 and Restaurant Brands International’s by 229% to 23.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for cybersecurity in Q1 2024 was 178.

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This content was updated on 24 April 2024

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