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Dave & Buster’s weighs its options at a life-or-death moment for the company

The eatertainment chain, which has shuttered all stores due to COVID-19, has about 15 weeks’ worth of cash available.

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From the editor: Facing the future together

As the industry confronts its greatest challenge, we promise to be here for restaurants, their operators and their employees.

Like other activities, holiday meals are pivoting to accommodate social distancing and lockdown guidelines.

Many are loosening liquor laws and extending tax deadlines, and some are offering low- or no-interest loans or grants. See what forms of assistance are available in your state.

New federal data shows more than half of job losses last month, though it doesn’t reflect late-month layoffs.

Restaurants spent too many years loading up on debt and dumping assets, and now those decisions are coming home to roost, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Restaurants continue to come up with creative ways to deal with COVID-19.

Takeout and delivery business recently jumped 85%, but comps for March fell 46%.

Massive and mounting unemployment figures do not tell the full toll of the coronavirus crisis on the restaurant industry.

New research provides some insight.

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