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Restaurant Franchisor News from ICRX Investment Conference

Last week I attended the ICRXchange Investment Conference, where thirty restaurant chains presented. The following is some franchisor chain specific news.

Wendy's Not The Cool Place, Says COO

A cool looking New York City McDonald's
A rather cool looking McDonald's at Times Square, New York City

Wendy's released respectable numbers yesterday, but a blunt comment is what drew industry attention.

Arby's CEO Steps Down, Looks at Becoming Franchisee

ATLANTA – Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN) announced that Tom Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., is stepping down.

DLA Piper Picks Top 9 Franchisor Lawsuits of '09

Courts affirm that franchisors need to disclose if officer felonies, even if it was stealing traffic cones as a prank
Coffee Beanery leader lands it in trouble by stealing cones, photo/iboydaniel

Wendy’s and Arby’s Sales Soft, Revamp In Order

Arby's new store model is called 'Pinnacle'
Arby's "Pinnacle" remodel to kick in, photo/Cowen presentation