Jerry Richardson, football star turned Hardee's biscuit maker, dies at age 86
A former owner of the Carolina Panthers NFL team, the North Carolina native made his money as a Hardee's franchisee. He would later operate Quincy's, Denny's and El Pollo Loco, among other restaurant brands.
The FTC is taking a harder look at franchise practices
The agency is seeking comments on franchisors' business practices and the control they exert over franchisees and their employees, potentially setting the stage for changes in franchise regulations.