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Jack in the Box

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Jack in the Box franchisees file a complaint over restructuring

The operators are asking California regulators for protection over a coming restructuring of lease arrangements.

Financing

Jack in the Box franchisees want a board seat

The franchise association, which has called for a new CEO, is also asking for an audit of the company’s marketing fund.

McDonald’s and Jack in the Box show operators’ growing discontent amid weak sales and high costs, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The Jack in the Box Franchisee Association passed a “no confidence” vote in management and wants to replace Lenny Comma.

Deals and gimmicks show how competitive QSR is, but there are definite dangers, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Chains like McDonald’s and Shake Shack find themselves torn between pricing and traffic, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company hopes the improvements and a focus on speed will bolster sales.

Jack in the Box was dead-on in figuring a suggestively worded ad campaign would stir controversy. The same sort of foresight might’ve helped an upstart chain from sounding racially insensitive. But the true recent nightmares were the actual ones reported by restaurant employees.

The push to lower prices, and rely heavily on franchisees, could hurt more operators, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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