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Chains jockey for heat-and-eat Easter sales


With dining rooms closed, same-store sales are down in the teens at both brands in July.

The chains, both owned by Restaurant Brands International, demonstrate divergent consumer and market shifts during the pandemic, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Mounting debt and operational uncertainty are creating a bleak future for mom and pops, according to a survey from the James Beard Foundation and the Independent Restaurant Coalition.

After a rocky start as a public company, the delivery service seems to be stabilizing.