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Huge Chains Cutting Prices Highlights the Restaurant Gulf Opened by COVID-19

6 monthes ago   |   By Eater London

Nandos is one of the chains cutting prices, because it can afford to | Catherine Ivill/Getty Images
As behemoths pass on VAT relief to customers, smaller independent restaurants need it to survive VAT reduction means different things to different restaurants
As restaurant chain behemoths like Nando's, Pret a Manger, McDonald's, and Starbucks pass on the government's VAT cut to customers by reducing food prices , the gulf between huge groups and small independents is growing.
The cut in VAT, from 20 percent to 5 percent, until 12 January, is designed to support businesses by reducing their...
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