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Japan's Saizeriya bets on downsized restaurants amid pandemic

The chain known for finding profits with low prices struggles with distancing

Saizeriya, a restaurant operator known for low-cost Italian meals, will start opening new outlets that are 60% the size of its existing eateries.

TOKYO -- Saizeriya, the operator of a chain of affordable Italian eateries in Japan known for its ability to thrive in a deflation-hit economy, will open new restaurants with smaller footprints in Tokyo as the food services industry pivots to lower-cost and delivery options amid the pandemic.

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