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Capital Spending Requirements Put Franchisees in a Tight Spot

McDonald's has instituted a turnaround plan involving burger customization that may impose up to $125,000 in new investment costs on already struggling franchisees, according to the Wall Street Journal. The $125,000 price tag for McDonald’s burger customization program follows renovations undertaken by about half of McDonald's restaurants in the past decade, which cost participating franchisees upwards of $650,000.

Subway Celebrates 30,000th North American Store Opening

MILFORD, Conn. –Subway on Tuesday announced that in 2014 it opened its 30,000th North American store. The quick service restaurant was in the United States –at Virginia's George Mason University campus, to be exact.

Subway’s DeLuca Diagnosed with Leukemia

Subway sandwich shop co-founder and president Frederick DeLuca
Subway sandwich shops co-founder and president Frederick DeLuca. Feb 2012 photo provided by Subway to Blue MauMau

MILFORD, Conn. – An email to Subway development agents went out from Subway sandwich chain president and co-founder Fred DeLuca on Monday. Deluca has been diagnosed with leukemia.

Is Quiznos Burnt Toast?

Better hurry while it lasts!

Quiznos New Growth Plan Flawed

DENVER—Quiznos’ latest plan to grow its business is drawing criticism from experts and some say rightfully so.