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Financing

Franchisee crisis ramps up pressure on McDonald's management

Creation of the National Owners Association signals a major shift in franchise relations, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Financing

Jollibee takes full control of Smashburger, with eyes for more

The Philippines-based operator named Jose Minana the chain’s president.

Some say they light a fire under management. Others just see brands going up in flames.

Lawsuits have been dropped as part of a settlement with one of its largest operators, RMH.

The company plans to close four underperforming locations.

The once-promising restaurateur, who has been accused of harassment by multiple employees, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and blames his falling sales on negative press.

Despite its new virtual reality games, the eatertainment brand suffered another weak quarter—especially in food and beverage sales.

The chicken sandwich chain, which will soon be the country’s third-biggest restaurant, caters to the same customers, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

In this week’s episode of RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive," the prominent franchisee also discusses his recent purchase of 368 Arby’s restaurants.

The sale is the Steak ‘n Shake owner is quietly reducing his holdings, which is big for both him and Cracker Barrell, says RB’s The Bottom Line.