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Quiznos' Attorney Shows Lack of Transparency in Settlement

On the day Quiznos filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, outside counsel Fredric ‘Ric’ Cohen declared to a popular magazine for franchising readers, “Vindication. It’s vindication,” seeming to say that his client was exonerated in settling the last 13 franchisee lawsuits.

Schaden Says Smashburger Fills Dire Need for Better Burger in US

Rick Schaden, founder and owner of Smashburger Master, LLC recently told Bloomberg that his hamburger chain was born out of the idea that Americans are not satisfied with what other chains have to offer.

Smashburger to Spotlight "Smashing" Technique on Television

While fast-growing Smashburger seems to be doing well without television advertisements, hitting 208 restaurants in the last six years, the Denver-based company is now ready to promote its success to a broader audience.

Schaden Launches Honest Pizza as His Latest Concept

Despite recent litigation woes and failures with past concepts, Rick Schaden, under his Consumer Capital Partners, is now launching yet another concept.

Better Burgers Still Sizzle

Burgers being prepared in a New York Five Guys Burgers and Fries
A busy Five Guys Burgers and Fries outside of New York City

CHICAGO — The limited-service burger segment is the largest menu segment by revenue in the restaurant industry.

Dairy Cheer Head on the Lam after Cutting Deal with Smashburger

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LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. – Dairy Cheer franchisor Lou Compton cut a deal with Smashburger executives last year over trademark issues and then skipped town.

Forbes Ranks Smashburger No 1

Kid inside a Smashburger
Inside a Smashburger, photo/twodolla

Forbes said torrid expansion earned Smashburger top honors on its list of America’s Most Promising Companies.

Wendy’s Wants a Bite of Five Guys

photo:wendy's web site

Fresh from Yum Brands, the new CEO of the Wendy's brand has big burger plans.

As Franchises Collapse, Quiznos Launches 600 Company Stores

A Quiznos company-owned store at its head office building photo/tsparks