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Executives' franchisee profitability comments are pointless until they report the data
The Bottom Line: McDonald’s and its franchisees differ on the profitability of restaurants, but we can’t judge for ourselves because the company doesn’t release the data, like most franchise businesses.
Will Subway make Roark Capital too dominant? Not really
The Bottom Line: The addition of the sandwich giant will make Roark a bigger player than McDonald's in the U.S. But its position in the sandwich market will not be all that unusual.