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Financing

Would Burger King’s owner buy Subway? Don’t count on it

Rumors persist of a potential sale involving the sandwich giant, but the brand may not be in a position to do so, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Financing

Senator: Weak regulations leave franchisees out in the cold

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto calls for tougher oversight of franchises, citing problems at numerous companies including Burgerim, Subway and Quiznos.

The Mexican fast-food chain is opening a location that combines its “Go Mobile” concept with its urban Cantina design as it continues its push for more New York restaurants.

The chain and autonomous vehicle maker Nuro will start testing the R2 vehicle at a location in Houston this week.

Chains like McDonald’s and Subway are leaving Walmart locations while others, such as Dunkin’, opt to leave convenience stores as chains focus on drive-thru units, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Crowd Out Capital’s $32 million bid for the company has been approved as a dispute with another lender is ended, paving away for it to emerge from bankruptcy this month.

Market shifts have helped both chains reverse earlier challenges, offsetting the Canadian company’s struggling mall and office concepts. They now need to keep their sales momentum.

Large chains dominated the list of the quickest growing concepts, according to the Technomic Top 500, as the pandemic favored big chains over small chains.

He received $10.8 million in salary and stock options last year, or $7 million less than Steve Easterbrook received in his final year at the chain.

Reports of shortages of ketchup packets, pickles and even oat milk have come as supply chain challenges increase due to rising demand and a lack of drivers.

The company is also preparing to take action against pork and beef producers amid a mushrooming dispute over protein prices.

This week’s episode of the RB podcast “A Deeper Dive” features former Jamba CEO James White and Mill Road Capital founder Thomas Lynch, talking about the problems with activist investing.

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