Big Restaurant Chains That Have Slowly Been Closing Locations Behind the Scenes

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All over the country and the world, big restaurant chains have been slowly closing locations due to economic and generational divides. Many have happened so quietly that you may not have noticed unless you're a regular patron. Some closings have been due to a decline in sales; others have been in efforts to revitalize how business is done.

Some restaurants may be completely phased out altogether. Here are 30 restaurant chains that have been quietly shutting down some of their locations and why.