Restaurant operators

A guard at the main gate to Augusta National Golf Club warns away visitors on what would have been the first practice round for the Masters on Monday, April 6, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. Augusta National Golf Club is all locked up. Popular restaurants are shuttered, offering only curbside service if they are open at all. Washington Road, which should've been teeming with cars and commerce and humanity, is desolate instead.. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 08, 2020 - 2:03 pm
The Masters is so intertwined with Augusta, they added an extra day to spring break. You see, the first full week of April isn't just a blip in time for this place. It's their identity, their way of life, their cart path to success. A restaurant or bar can take a huge step toward profitability off...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Both players have tested positive for the coronavirus. Gobert's test result forced the NBA to suspend the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
March 26, 2020 - 8:16 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said. The reductions affect the roughly 100 highest-earning executives, as the...
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Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the first hole during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 25, 2020 - 4:36 pm
Graeme McDowell finds motivation in short supply as he tries to keep his golf game sharp without knowing when the next tournament will be played. In that respect, he's no different from most players. His concern goes beyond golf during the shutdown from the spread of the new coronavirus. McDowell...
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A general view of Wembley Stadium in London, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. UEFA has formally proposed postponing the 2020 European Championship for one year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Norwegian soccer association says the new tournament dates will be June 11 to July 11. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
March 20, 2020 - 7:15 pm
The Latest on the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The Pro Motocross Championship has pushed back the start its season until June 13 because of the coronavirus outbreak. MX Sports Pro Racing, which operates the series, canceled the season-opening Hangtown Classic on...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017, file photo, people gather at a smoking area in Tokyo. Tokyo is a smokers’ heaven. Despite tougher laws enacted last year, smokers can still light up in small restaurants and bars. Tobacco advertising is allowed on television, cigarette packages don’t contain graphic health warnings, and tobacco is cheap compared to prices in other world cities. Tokyo organizers on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, announced a stringent ban on all tobacco products and vaping devices. Smoking will be banned at any indoor or outdoor Olympic or Paralympic venue _ including perimeter areas being run Tokyo 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
February 28, 2019 - 5:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is still a smoker's heaven. Despite tougher laws enacted last year, smokers can light up in some restaurants and bars. Tobacco advertising is allowed on television, cigarette packages don't contain graphic health warnings, and tobacco is cheap compared to other major cities...
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A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 7:12 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon says the Time's Up campaign launched by women in Hollywood to combat sexual harassment raised $20 million in 10 days and has helped 1,500 women with harassment suits against their employers. Witherspoon spoke at an...
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February 13, 2018 - 5:59 pm
___ Stocks edge higher as a 3-day win streak restores some calm NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks shake off a slow start and finish higher for the third day in a row as banks and technology companies climb. Retailers including Under Armour and Amazon also made gains. Prescription drug and medical supply...
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In this Dec. 12, 2017, photo, Park Young-ae, 60, owner of Young Hoon Restaurant, arranges dog meats at her restaurant in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Just weeks before the Olympics, a culture clash is taking place in Pyeongchang, and it's only partly about the anticipatory jitters before a swarm of foreigners arrives. There's a strain of unease as the government, desperate to measure up to an Olympic host city image, pushes for change in an indebted, aging backwater that relies on tourism and fisheries with no real industrial base. Park said "I have been selling dog meat for decades. It is really difficult for me to change my menu just because of the Olympics." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 26, 2018 - 2:01 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Just weeks before the Olympics, an unusual culture clash is taking place in Pyeongchang, and it's only partly about the anticipatory jitters in this remote, mountainous region before a swarm of foreigners arrives. Excitement is mixing with a strain of unease as the...
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This photo taken from a 4K video and dated Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 shows Jon Lillis, the men's aerial skiing world champion from the United States, posing during an Associated Press interview on the glacier above Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Because snow is no longer guaranteed early in the season at their headquarters in Park City, Utah, she and other members of the US aerials national team went to train high on the Saas-Fee glacier ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
December 19, 2017 - 10:57 am
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — It's no stretch to say that snow is the key to success for Jon Lillis. The reigning world champion in aerials skiing is also a restaurant owner in Park City, and business at his hotpot eatery increases by more than 100 percent when nearby ski resorts are open. So, when...
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This Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, photo shows a Pizza Hut in Miami. Yum Brands, Inc., which operates Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, reports earnings, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
November 02, 2017 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Yum Brands saw a key sales measure rise at KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell for the third quarter, and said it saw no effect on sales due to declining NFL viewership, a day after Papa John's blamed weaker pizza sales on the controversy over protests during the national anthem. Sales...
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