Riese, Dunkin’ Donuts Divorce Long Time Coming

Lisa Fickenscher writes in Crain’s New York that there is no love lost between Dunkin’ Donuts and fast food king Dennis Riese, who will close all 13 of his doughnut shops Friday night and replace them on Monday with a Canadian brand, Tim Hortons eateries, as reported by Crain’s on Thursday.

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Starbucks Debuts New Food Items

Lisa Jennings of Nation’s Restaurant News reports that Starbucks Corp.’s new food menu rolled out on Tuesday with a new line of baked goods, a new smoothie and a salad designed to appeal to health-conscious customers.

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Negotiating Lower Rent For Your Business

Real estate attorney Gary O’Brien explains how commercial tenants can leverage the current economic environment to renegotiate their lease and save significant money in this article from JD Supra.

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Ronald McDonald is an Economic Genious!

According to Chris Graley who writes a blog at the Motley Fool a popular site for the investors, Mickey D’s is going ahead with a premium “Angus” burger that they have been working on for the last 2.5 years.

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Court Rules in Favor of Taco Bell Franchisees

The Superior Court of New Jersey granted partial summary judgment in favor of franchisees of Taco Bell Restaurants against Underwriters of Lloyds, which sold Trade Name Restoration, Loss of Business Income, and Incident Response Insurance for Food Borne Illness (TNR) policies to the franchisees.

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