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Consumers worried their restaurants will not survive pandemic

A new survey by the National Restaurant Association found that 89% of adults fear for the future of local restaurants.
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The significant economic damage caused by the pandemic hasn’t been lost on consumers, and many are worried that their favorite restaurants will not be there when the coronavirus clouds part. In a new survey from the National Restaurant Association, 89% of adults said they’re concerned that businesses in their community like restaurants may not be able to survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

This concern is certainly warranted, as 56% of adults reported that they are aware of a restaurant in their community that permanently closed during the coronavirus outbreak.

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