As we continue to slog through the economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis, with no immediate financial relief expected, the Texas Restaurant Association says 25% of the restaurants in Texas could close before the end of the year.

Here are four restaurant groups that have announced closures in Dallas-Fort Worth. Note that some appear to be temporary.

10 Krispy Kremes in D-FW

Most of the Krispy Kreme doughnut shops in North Texas are “temporarily closed,” according to signs on the doors and notes on the company website. One Krispy Kreme in North Texas, in Westworth Village west of Fort Worth, appears to be open.

We asked reps from Krispy Kreme why the shops are closed or when they might reopen. Spokespeople did not respond to repeated requests for comment.

The 10 temporarily closed Krispy Kremes are in (or on): Allen, Arlington, Cedar Hill, Dallas’ Greenville Avenue, Dallas’ Marsh Lane, Frisco,

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Biden’s team will also begin to broadcast a set of four ads across Arizona, North Carolina and Pennsylvania that feature owners who are struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The former vice president has repeatedly raised concerns about the challenges that small businesses are facing, as well as their difficulty in accessing Paycheck Protection Program loans.

“The fact is that we’re in a situation where right now an awful lot of small businesses, 50 or fewer employees, are going out of business because the $2 trillion in the acts that are passed by the Congress aren’t getting to them at all,” he said at a fundraiser Tuesday.

In a survey last month, the National Federation of Independent Business found that 21% of small business owners expect to have to close if economic conditions don’t improve in the next six months. Another 19% said they would no longer be able to

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    Dallas, TX (KTVT) — A Dallas business owner says he hopes restaurants operating at 75% capacity will lead to more business for his ice cream shop that employs adults with special needs.

Earlier this month, Howdy Homemade announced it was having to close due to lack of sales, but because of donations from the community, the owner said they’re back in business.

“It feels like the Dallas Stars!” owner Tom Landis said. “This is just an incredible time right now!”

Just a couple of weeks ago, Landis announced he was having to close his Highland Park shop due to lack of sales and all 11 of his employees would be out of work.

The community stepped in, donating more than $100,000.

It was enough for Landis to open a new, smaller shop off Inwood in North Dallas.

Everyone kept their job and the

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  • Ben & Jerry’s is the best-selling single ice cream brand in the world.
  • It’s gained a cult following thanks to classic flavors like Half Baked and Cherry Garcia and a mission to use ice cream to fight for equality.
  • Business Insider visits the plant in St. Albans, Vermont, to see how Ben & Jerry’s pumps out nearly 1 million pints a day.
  • It takes hundreds of workers, special machinery, and a 24/7 operation to package up these pints.
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Narrator: Scooped up across 38 countries and up to 75 flavors, Ben & Jerry’s is no pint-sized operation. Its two Vermont factories run 24/7, operated by hundreds of flavor makers. Together, they pump out nearly a million pints a day, from classic flavors like Cherry Garcia and Half Baked to flavors on a mission for criminal-justice reform and

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