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Why are the Large Fast Food Franchisors Refranchising?

An article in the Wall Street Journal reports on a refranchising

Tim Horton’s Ruling may be a Cautionary Tale for Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners

A Canadian court ruling involving Tim Hortons may be a cautionary tale for Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees. The case was brought by a group of Tim Horton’s franchise owners after they were forced to sell items at below cost and switch to more expensive pre-baked donuts from a supplier affiliated with the franchisor.

Burger King Shakeup, Chidsey Leaves

Burger King announced that former CEO John Chidsey will step down, effective April 18, as co-chair of Burger King Holdings, according to Florida Business Journal.

Judge Denies Burger King Request to Shutter Stores

A US Magistrate judge denied Burger King’s request to obtain a temporary injunction against a Miami franchisee for failure to install new cash registers to comply with its latest POS policy. If granted, the court order would have forced the owner to close his four restaurants.

Breakfast War!

Subway Breakfast
Subway's website announces breakfast nationwide. Click image to see tv ad.