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America's favorite fast-casual chains


The pizza chain said the shutdown has impacted its sales in ways that it cannot yet “fully quantify” and says 1,400 global locations are temporarily closed.

Restaurant Brands International is also providing rent relief and is easing requirements for remodels to keep operators afloat.

Yum Brands, Wendy’s and Huddle House are among franchisors letting franchisees delay capital projects.

Experts stress restaurants should have conversations with their landlords, though not everybody is finding a receptive audience.