There is a school of thought that says the restaurant business is always a good business – people need to eat.
A glance at the sales of many of America’s largest restaurant chains over the past decade quickly dispels this myth.
Using data provided by food industry research firm Technomic, 24/7 Wall St. has looked at the 10 restaurant chains with the greatest decline is sales from 2001 to 2010.
In every case, sales have fallen 60% or more.
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