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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%

NYC Fast Food Workers Strike to Double Pay Rate

Workers at some of franchising's biggest chains, such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Taco Bell, went on strike in New York City on Thursday.

Settlement of EEOC Lawsuit Against Wendy's Franchisee Offers Lesson

A Wendy’s franchisee’s settlement this week of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) lawsuit, brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), highlights both the increased aggressiveness of the federal agency toward fast food restaurants as well the need for employers to engage in an interactive process with job applicants and employees to make reasonable accommodations under the ADA.