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Jonathan Maze

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Jonathan Maze

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Emerging Brands

As Burgerim grew, protection for franchisees fell short

The fast-casual burger chain exploited a hole in franchise regulations, selling more than 1,200 licenses before problems became evident.

Technology

McDonald’s launches an employee-centric mobile app

The Archways to Careers app will help employees match their skills and interests with career opportunities.

The longtime industry CEO joins "A Deeper Dive" to talk about Torchy’s managing partner system and the chain’s strong growth.

As chains such as Steak ‘n Shake and Krystal faced mounting financial problems, they looked to refranchising as a solution, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Hundreds of franchisees lost money betting on the Burgerim brand. Many ended up in bankruptcy. Some lost their homes. These are their stories.

The fast-food burger chain has gone into debt protection with $65 million in debt and closing units, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Burgerim was once one of the hottest, fastest-growing brands in the U.S. Then its founder left the country, leaving behind a wreckage of unpaid workers, bankrupt franchisees and others struggling to make it work.

The chain is adding the plant-based sandwich to its 2-for-$6 promotion for a limited time.

Industry uncertainty about the service revealed itself at the ICR Conference, and sometimes within the same company, says RB's The Bottom Line.

CEO Clay Dover joins "A Deeper Dive" to discuss growth, labor and his own unique approach to learning about delivery.

The success of the product could help the chain break into areas it might have not considered before, franchisee Carrols says.

The chain became the largest coffee concept in China almost literally overnight with its tech-heavy offering, but fast growth is dangerous, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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