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  • A year ago this month, the COVID pandemic shut down most of the restaurant industry. Restaurant owners and operators, I believe, woke up one night in late March and asked “why me?” A quick end to the pandemic and a limited government response was predicted, a few of the guesses we got wrong. But we got a number of them right, which you can read about in this month’s Monitor. A year later, one thing is certain: The restaurant finance business has recovered.

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  • The Monitor's Top 200 Franchisee Report ranks the largest restaurant franchisees in the United States by annual revenue. In this report, you will find a list of the Top 200 franchisees and an analysis of the group's performance. The report reflects many of the major trends in the franchised restaurant industry—consolidation, technology and access to capital are all reasons for significant franchisee growth over the past thirty years.

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  • Don't waste time searching for restaurant finance sources when we've already done the heavy-lifting for you. View the Monitor's comprehensive Finance & Real Estate Directory and start contacting partners that can help you grow.