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Wendy’s CEO Brolick to Resign, Succeeded by CFO

Wendy's new CEO Todd Penegor. Photo:Wendy's webpage

DUBLIN—This morning Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) announced that its 67-year old chief executive officer and president Emil Brolick will officially retire in May 2016, a few months shy of his five-year anniversary of becoming Wendy's CEO.

Fast Food Burgers Losing Popularity

Americans are losing their taste for burgers and fries, according to financial analysts at Janney Capital Markets.

Businessweek on Franchising: An Inch Deep Look

This week, Bloomberg Businessweek has a detailed cover story about Burger King’s (NYSE:BKW) leadership.

Protests against McDonalds and Other Chains in U.S. Spread to Other Countries

Worldwide protests against major franchise fast food chains took place in over 30 countries on May 15.  The protests first began in New York at the end of 2012 and are being heavily promoted by the Service Employees International Union (S.E.I.U.).

Why the Average McDonald's Makes More than Twice as Much as Burger King

With McDonald's ranked number one in burger chains and Burger King pegged just one place behind at number two, the difference in revenues at their restaurants is huge:  the average MickeyD takes in more than twice as much as BK.

Are the New Burger King Healthier Fries an Oxymoron?

Health Fact: Some one 25 years old today will live 2.5 additional healthier years than a person born two decades ago. The nuance in that statement is the “healthier” part.

Burger King Introduces Lighter "Satis-fries"

Right in time for its franchisee conference, Burger King announced this week the launching of "Satisfries", french fries with 30 percent less fat and 20 percent fewer calories than their regular fries.

Quick Service Restaurants Face Food Fight

Only Wall Street financial analysts could spin a prolonged daunting food sales market share fight as good news.

Taco Bell Pulled into Horse Meat Scandal

Horse meat is an expensive delicasy in Japan
Horse meat is an expensive delicacy in Japan. photo/taka

Remember the horse meat fiasco that hit Burger King way back in January? Well, it's struck again. This time it has found its way into Britain's Taco Bell.