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Wendy's Big Franchisee Refuses Order to Remodel

Buying a franchise can be an excellent path to business ownership. Franchises offer entrepreneurs and investors a supportive and more risk-averse entry to business, as compared to building one's own concept from the ground up.

Wendy’s Heats Up Legal Battle against 40-Year Franchisee

Wendy's is turning up the heat on its fourth largest franchisee, DavCo, in a lawsuit it filed last December. The 152-unit owner in Maryland refuses to remodel its stores and purchase a new point-of-sale system, and the franchisor vows to terminate its contracts.

Fast Food Burgers Losing Popularity

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

Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick Answers CNBC Viewers' 5 Questions

Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick answers five questions that were submitted by CNBC viewers on Twitter. These range from downsizing due to the minimum wage to Wendy's failed breakfast attempt.

What Does Restaurant Refranchising Really Mean?

Two weeks ago, McDonald’s (MCD) announced it planned to refranchise up to 1500 units out of Europe and Asia Pacific, and announced a series of increased dividends and share buy back plans.

Australia Introduces Farcical Franchisee Protection

There have been thousands of franchisees destroyed while waiting for these improvements to Australia's Franchising Code of Conduct over more than 10 years.

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.

McDonald’s July Sales Beat Flat Expectations

Golden Arches in New York City

OAK BROOK, Ill.—McDonald's Corporation on Thursday announced that U.S. comparable sales for stores opened at least 13 months were slightly better than the grim expectations.

Quick Service Restaurants Face Food Fight

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

McDonald's Best for Value, Service, Customers Say

A recent survey of American restaurant patrons shows that when it comes to what factors influence which quick-service restaurants get visited the most, value is tops (58%), then convenience (57%