Restaurants Hit Hardest by Pandemic
November 09, 2020
A Yelp Local Economic Impact Report finds that the restaurant industry has been the hardest hit by the pandemic. The report finds that of 32,109 closures, nearly 20,000 will be permanent. Breakfast/brunch restaurants, Mexican restaurants, and hamburger eateries are the hardest hit. Retail and fashion segments are next in line when it comes to closures with clothing and gift shops suffering the most. Health-related businesses have been the most robust.