Popular Texas Restaurant Suddenly Closes Almost 1/3 Of Their Locations
One minute you're a very successful and popular Texas based eatery with five locations within Dallas Fort Worth International Airport alone, and the next thing you know you are suddenly closing nearly 1/3 of all of your Lone Star State operations.
The restaurant chain that gained international notoriety for serving staples of the SAD (Standard American Diet), has sadly been forced to close 36 underperforming stores across a dozen states, and not even the home state of Texas avoided the chopping block.
What Texas based restaurant chain suddenly closed several restaurants?
TGI Fridays has recently cut 4 Texas restaurants, and now has just 11 left in the state as the company is shuttering underperforming stores. Losing 4 out of 15 stores is nearly 1/3 of their total operations here in Texas closed, which is also 1/9 of the nationwide closings.
Was almost a perfect example of life imitating art if 37 TGI Fridays had closed.
What are the 4 TGI Fridays locations to close in Texas?
According to this article with NBCDFW, the following locations were dropped from the Texas roster:
- Corpus Christi, Texas: 5217 S. Padre Island Dr., 78411
- Houston Almeda, Texas: 12895 Gulf Fwy., 77034
- North Arlington, Texas: 1524 N. Collins Street, 76011
- The Woodlands, Texas: 1105 Lake Woodlands Dr., 77380
All 4 stores were closed within a few days of the start of 2024, and it is reported,
"In addition to the announced closures, Fridays said that 80% of the employees at the closing locations will have an opportunity to transfer."
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