Consumers are likely to leave the house less and cut back on restaurant visits amid mounting fears of a coronavirus pandemic.
In a survey released Thursday by Restaurant Business sister company Technomic, 32% said they plan to eat at restaurants less often out of concern about the virus’s spread. More than half said they plan to avoid crowds.
At the same time, however, consumers remain uncertain about the virus and what they should do even as they are paying considerable attention to the topic. Two-thirds of consumers in the survey, distributed earlier this week, said they are paying close attention to the coronavirus, far ahead of any other news topic…..Read More