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Breakfast-and-lunch chains find limited hours are a labor win

Restaurants that close in the afternoon are having more success hiring than their full-service peers.
First Watch has lower manager turnover than its peers. / Photograph courtesy of First Watch

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Financing

Restaurants are doing a lot more with a lot less

Despite store closures and 1 million fewer workers, sales have more than recovered from the pandemic. Higher prices and more takeout have made the business more efficient, says RB’s The Bottom Line.