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Burger King, one of the few U.S. fast-food giants to be unscathed by scandals in China, took action yesterday to avert a potential controversy in Germany, terminating 89 of its franchises there because of alleged mistreatment of employees.
Restaurateurs taught consumers more than a few lessons this week, but hold off on the gloating. Enlightening parties who need a moment to recall the occupant of Grant’s tomb isn’t exactly a demonstration of genius. Still, there were occasions when industry savants took to the blackboard in what proved a head-turning education fest.