We Don’t Do Lunch

Consumers are increasingly avoiding lunch.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/going-out-for-lunch-is-a-dying-tradition-1496155377

Going Out for Lunch Is a Dying Tradition

Restaurants suffer as people eat at their desks; no more three-martini sit-down meals

The U.S. restaurant industry is in a funk. Blame it on lunch.

Americans made 433 million fewer trips to restaurants at lunchtime last year, resulting in roughly $3.2 billion in lost business, according to market-research firm NPD Group Inc. It was the lowest level of lunch traffic in at least four decades.

While that loss in traffic is a…

 

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