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Steak ‘n Shake wants to sell all of its company stores

The chain is offering to sell partnerships in all 400 locations for $10,000.

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With store count falling, Papa John’s starts helping franchisees

Franchisee leaders back the company’s response to the John Schnatter controversy.

Nick Delligatti, the great-grandson of Big Mac inventor Jim Delligatti, becomes McDonald’s first fourth-generation operator.

A cattle rustling by one of Chick-fil-A's competitors was just one instance of operators pushing the traditional boundaries of the restaurant business this week.

Operators accuse the system of improper charges and placing restrictions on their ability to sell their restaurants.

Operators accuse the system of improper charges and placing restrictions on their ability to sell their restaurants.

The fast-growing chicken chain is opening its first franchises outside of the U.S. in Canada in 2019.

Rank-and-file operators say they’re being pressured to sign a new franchise agreement that cuts too deeply into their profits.

A judge rejected the proposed settlement that would have averted the need for courts to decide when restaurant franchisees and franchisors are joint employers.

The agreement with Washington’s attorney general comes as the chief legal officers of 11 other states are pursuing an investigation into the practice.