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New Restaurant Openings ending December 2021.

See 21 months worth of data, 86 weeks!  Counts are U.S. only. Lately, weekly new openings are in the low 400's range. Prior to the pandemic the average was around 800 per week.  New openings in chain stores in particular, have slowed slowed by 80%. See the table:...

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Restaurant new opening counts since COVID

New openings since the COVID shutdowns began: 79 weeks to date, starting March 26, 2020: 79 WEEKS SOURCES: U.S. Legal Filings; Week ending 10/28/2021. DBA's Incs & LLC's Total Permits and Licenses Total Raw Total Net Issued 10/28/2021 332 369 149 850 454...

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