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Number of U.S. restaurants (1 in 6) that have closed either permanently or long-term, according to a new survey by the National Restaurant Association. Prior to the pandemic shutdown, the foodservice industry was the nation’s second largest private sector employer. It generated more than $2 trillion and employed 15.6 million people—three million of whom are still without jobs six months into the Covid crisis. Currently the industry is on track to lose $240 billion in sales by the end of the year.

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