Dave & Busterís Q2 same-store sales slide 87% amid pandemic-era eatertainment industry struggles

Revenues also decreased 85%, reflecting the detrimental effects from nearly 25% of its portfolio remaining closed at the end of the quarter


Joanna Fantozzi, Nation's Restaurant News

Sep 11, 2020


Experience-based dining companies like Dave & Busterís Entertainment Inc. continue to struggle throughout the pandemic. For the second quarter ended August 2, the Dallas-based eatertainment companyís same-store sales slide 87%, attributable to the company shutting down all of its stores at the beginning of the pandemic. Over the second quarter, however, Dave & Busterís slowly reopened many of their stores until by August, the company had reopened 84 out of 115 stores, all operating


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