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Quote of the Year

“There are many franchisors who continue to be registered in California [with the state government, allowing them to sell  franchises] despite having pages of disclosures about concluded litigation holding them liable for fraud, embezzlement, fraudulent conversion, or misappropriation of property.”

MARKETING: Wal-Mart to Retail Fatburger

West Coast fast-food franchisor Fatburger announced that 3,100 Wal-Mart stores will be selling its fatty patties, which will be fattier than even those sold in its 150 franchises. 

Franchisees Eye Food Trucks

Restaurant chains are rolling out more food trucks, and many franchisees like what they see.

Fatburger Fizzles While Smashburger Sizzles

Ah, the better burger wars. There are some losers and some winners. Franchisor Fatburger continues to go through bankruptcy turmoil.

Creditors Circle Over Fatburger Chain

Is Fatburger going under? Fatburger, the main affiliate of Andy Wiederhorn's Fog Cutter Capital Group, has missed numerous loan payments, been evicted from stores and received other unhappy demands from creditors.

Rapper Leaves Fatburger Franchise

Rapper E-40 announced on Monday the closing of his Fatburger franchise in Northern California.