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In Numbers: Industryperformance 2020

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$659 billion

Restaurant industry sales in 2020, down $240 billion from expected levels

12.5 million

Restaurant industry employees at the end of 2020, down 3.1 million from expected levels

9 in 10 restaurants

have fewer than 50 employees

8 in 10 restaurant owners

started their industry careers in entry-level positions