Over time, business waxes and wanes like the phases of the moon. Currently, restaurants are closing all across America, even American icons like Pizza Hut and Taco Bell are starting to downsize, closing branches. While some restaurants are pivoting to do more delivery as people become increasingly dependent on apps for their sustenance, others are facing permanent closures entirely due to less business.
From Jack in the Box to McDonald’s and O’Charley’s, tons of popular chains are taking a hit. As the culture of dining out is changing, and the culture of dining in is booming, is there any way for these big names to come out on top? Check out all the restaurant chains closing branches this year, and see if your favorite will be sticking around.