Franchise News

Dec 8, 2006

McDonald's Global Comparable Sales Up 6.2%

McDonald's announced today that system wide sales restaurants worldwide increased 10.5% in November. U.S. comparable sales increased 5.1% for the month; 5.0% year-to-date as of November with...
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Dec 5, 2006

SUBWAY Introduces Electronic Cash Cards

With the new SUBWAY Cash Card consumers can pay with one swipe. In what some say is one of the largest roll outs of its type in the restaurant industry, the SUBWAY Cash Card can be used just like a...
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Nov 29, 2006

Arby's Next in Line to Remove Trans Fat

Arby's recently announced it has begun serving French Fries with zero grams of trans fat (as calculated under FDA nutrition labeling regulations). The company is switching to a 0 grams trans fat...
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Nov 28, 2006

Wendy's Completes the Sale of Baja Fresh

Wendy's (NYSE:WEN) announced the completion of its previously announced sale of Baja Fresh Mexican Grill today. The chain operates about 300 restaurant locations in the United States and sold for...
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Nov 20, 2006

PEI Updates Franchise Law

The Prince Edward Island Franchises Act (the "PEI Act") comes fully in force in the East Coast province effective January 1, 2007. The PEI Act closely resembles the Franchises Act for both Ontario and...
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Nov 19, 2006

Trend Watch: Say Good Bye to Trans Fat

McDonald'''s Speeds Up Franchise Conversion, But No New Oil Yet CEO of McDonald’s, Jim Skinner, said the chain plans to quicken the transfer of corporate stores to franchisees. He also stated that...
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Nov 16, 2006

CENTURY 21 Opens new Toronto office

CENTURY 21 Canada is pleased to announce the opening of CENTURY 21 Your Number One Realty Inc. in Toronto, Ontario. The office currently has staff of eight sales associates that owner, Kevin Najafi,...
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Nov 15, 2006

The colonel can now be spotted from space

KFC, with the launch of a new marketing ploy, has become the world'''s first brand to be visible from outer space. The purveyor of "finger-licking good" fried chicken has built an 87,500 square foot...
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