New openings remain steady across all factors—service type, chains vs independent stores and numbers of filings per week. In the coming months ahead we may start to see some declines, as flu & covid numbers are expected to increase in the colder months and more restrictions may need to be put back in place.

Legal Filings Week ending 09/24/2020
DBA’s Incs & LLC’s Total Permits and Licenses Total Raw Total Net Issued
9/24/2020 532 374 100 1006 525
9/17/2020 454 467 101 1022 433
9/10/2020 377 510 115 1002 406
9/3/2020 377 571 108 1056 400
8/27/2020 508 411 131 1050 503
8/20/2020 446 431 101 978 433
8/13/2020 477 473 116 1066 502
8/6/2020 553 445 80 1158 462
7/30/2020 578 258 78 992 503
7/23/2020 327 397 86 724 358
7/16/2020 389 444 125 958 474
7/9/2020 722 360 143 1368 582
6/25/2020 296 311 104 711 354
6/18/2020 433 382 95 815 396
6/11/2020 265 98 67 497 264
6/4/2020 447 235 80 762 358
5/28/2020 414 187 90 691 316
5/21/2020 317 374 85 776 304
5/14/2020 352 350 99 801 356
5/7/2020 403 186 98 679 316
4/30/2020 337 217 124 678 324
4/23/2020 396 464 110 970 385
4/16/2020 405 300 133 839 532
4/9/2020 385 197 109 691 192
4/2/2020 130 371 133 639 327
3/26/2020 160 524 160 844 301
Numbers of Sit-Down VS. Counter Service
Sit down Counter Service
9/24/2020 252 246
9/17/2020 221 178
9/10/2020 207 177
9/3/2020 188 182
8/27/2020 244 226
8/20/2020 216 186
8/13/2020 232 227
8/6/2020 231 197
7/30/2020 266 218
7/23/2020 178 157
7/16/2020 228 216
7/9/2020 309 229
6/25/2020 190 131
6/18/2020 213 159
6/11/2020 122 124
6/4/2020 174 151
5/28/2020 155 137
5/21/2020 159 107
5/14/2020 170 154
5/7/2020 170 133
4/30/2020 158 130
4/23/2020 185 148
4/16/2020 253 233
4/9/2020 108 71
4/2/2020 181 134
3/26/2020 270 25
Number of Chain Locations VS. Independent Locations
Chain stores Independent stores
9/24/2020 61 452
9/17/2020 40 381
9/10/2020 38 359
9/3/2020 33 356
8/27/2020 60 430
8/20/2020 46 372
8/13/2020 63 422
8/6/2020 48 397
7/30/2020 53 439
7/23/2020 32 315
7/16/2020 47 409
7/9/2020 81 476
6/25/2020 36 308
6/18/2020 29 359
6/11/2020 42 212
6/4/2020 57 274
5/28/2020 40 258
5/21/2020 23 257
5/14/2020 50 288
5/7/2020 28 268
4/30/2020 44 280
4/23/2020 48 315
4/16/2020 50 475
4/9/2020 20 172
4/2/2020 43 284
3/26/2020 25 249