Sunday, June 21, 2020

Kansas & Missouri Restaurants Stay Losing Millions Amid Coroanvirus Pandemic Cont'd

The local foodie industry hasn't reconfigured for social distancing and public health warnings have kept crowds away from their favorite local establishments.

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Pandemic costs Kansas, Missouri restaurants $1.6B in two months - Kansas City Business Journal

Restaurants in Kansas lost nearly $500 million during the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic. And halfway through May, sales at restaurants that haven't permanently closed were down 63% on average compared to the same period last year. The figures, from the National Restaurant Association, give new detail on the devastating impact of shutdowns and stay-at-home orders.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Just get rid of all the overpriced hipster joints and we'll be fine.

Anonymous said...

But there was this virus, you see... That justifies any and all suffering.

Anonymous said...

Alot of bars stay in business by selling drugs. Think what the loss in revenue was to the drug dealers. Really think a bar makes enough to stay open on drinks? To cover rent, taxes, overhears....nah...