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Burger King CEO Calls British Women Ugly, English Food Bad

Bernardo Hess
Bernardo Hees, CEO of Burger King Holdings, photo/exame.com

The new CEO Bernardo Hees of fast food chain Burger King said publicly that British food was terrible and their women ugly.

When Does IT Become Obsolete?

It just got a lot tougher for franchise chains to crack the whip when it comes to IT mandates. A Florida judge has said Burger King can't immediately shut down several franchisee stores for missing a deadline to purchase new POS systems.

Harsh Franchisors Spark Franchisee Wars

Franchisors are facing franchisee revolts. Some franchise salespersons, and reporters, are blaming it on this tough economy. For example, take UPS, a lawsuit festering for seven years, says CNNMoney.

King Out, Canuck Stays

The Army will discharge the Burger King. As to Tim Horton? Don't ask, don't tell.

Eggstra! Subway Breaks Into Bkfast

QSR behemoth Subway Sandwiches, owned by privately held Doctor's Associates Inc, will begin national advertising of the new breakfast program next week.

Quiznos Leads List of Retailers Looking to Expand

A report from two retail research firms says that Quiznos is the top retailer looking to expand locations. Other franchise chains on the list of top retailers searching for a neighborhood location include Subway, Baskin Robbins,  Cold Stone Creamery, and Penn Station - East Coast Sub.

Burger King Pushes Industry Practices, Seeks to Force Franchises Into Mandatory Pricing

Burger King continues to push the envelope when it comes to requiring franchisees to accept their burger prices, or else.

Burger King To Sell Beer

Burger King has unveiled plans to open a South Beach, Florida whopper bar that will not only be filled with lettuce, tomato and other burger accoutrements, but the bar will also offer beer.