Category: Development + Urbanism

Applebee’s, TGI Fridays, and Chili’s are trying to claw their way out of a restaurant death trap

“The decline of the shopping mall has also hurt casual dining chains, many of which have a large proportion of locations in or near suburban malls and depend on traffic from hungry shoppers. TGI Fridays CEO John Antioco, for example, told Business Insider that the chain’s decision to open more locations in the suburbs seven to eight years ago contributed to the brand’s current struggles and sales slump”

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