43 Stores That Have Closed & You Will Never Be Able To Shop At Again
This classic restaurant chain was founded in the 1920s, and its dedication to quality food and excellent service led to it quickly expanding. Before long, it had more than 400 locations, and in the 1970s, it was hugely popular. But it started to decline, primarily due to the rise of cheap fast food. With its widely varied menu, Howard Johnsonâ€™s couldnâ€™t really find its niche, and they just couldnâ€™t compete with fast food prices. The stores slowly closed and the last Howard Johnsonâ€™s shut its doors for good in 2017.