Losing Our Appetite?
Last year was another sad chapter in the retail apocalypse, with big-name stores closing hundreds of locations. This year, chain restaurants are joining the chaos. Some were solidly profitable before COVID-19 shut down dining rooms across the country, while others, including recently bankrupt Ruby Tuesday, were already struggling. Here are several notable chains that have permanently closed locations this year, and others at risk of following in their footsteps. (Are you still skittish about going out to eat? You're not alone. Check out these 10 Businesses Americans Will Avoid Even After They Reopen.)