Starved for clients, diners fade away

April 2012
Crain's New York Business;4/23/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p0009
The article reports on the challenges faced by the restaurant industry in the U.S. in 2012. It says that more restaurant owners decided to close their business operations due to the increase of leasing rates and decline of revenue. According to the National Restaurant Association's members, their average sales declined by about 10% in the past decade.


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