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How is the economy affecting restaurants? It's complicated
The Bottom Line: There is a sense that low-income consumers are changing their spending at fast-food restaurants and focusing more on value. But the impact appears limited, at least so far.
A California pizza parlor got a high-tech makeover, and business is booming
Owner Andrew Simmons turned his aging restaurant into a laboratory. The results: Lower prices, fewer workers and a line out the door.