Franchisees Revolt Against the King


While the $5 Footlong did wonders for Subway’s business, an association that represents 80 percent of Burger King’s U.S. franchisees is threatening BK with a lawsuit. Franchisees claim the company didn’t have the right to force them to sell double cheeseburgers at $1 and is being overly optimistic about profit projections in order to impress investors. [BND]