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Opinion: What restaurants can learn from retail’s decline

Operators must adapt to shifts from online shopping, meal kits and grocers

Steve Rockwell has more than 35 years of experience in the restaurant industry, including as a restaurant analyst, finance executive, investor, investment banker and consultant. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation’s Restaurant News.

A number of recent news articles have chronicled the demise of traditional retailers due to growth in online shopping, as evidenced by the expansion of

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