New unit development was for decades the driving force of growth at restaurant companies. That growth attracted human capital and provided career opportunities, allowing those who once labored in restaurants to work their way to top spots within organizations. It also provided certain economies of scale, such as in purchasing and marketing. Early in the history of chain development, market conditions also accommodated the addition of new restaurants, with demand for eating out growing ...
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