Wendy’s Sees Breakfast Opportunity

Jeremiah McWilliamsasks a question in the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: When was the last time you went to Wendy’s for breakfast? Okay, it’s a trick question. By its own reckoning, Wendy’s is one of the only fast-food chains not serving breakfast nationwide.

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Dunkin’ Franchisee Relishes New Ideas

Luci Scott reports in the The Arizona Republic that even as a kid, entrepreneur Bert Hayenga was making money. He worked a paper route, and he bought old boats and mini-bikes, fixed them up and sold them. Now at 47, as a partner in Phoenix-based HWK Partners, he invests in real estate and owns close to half of the 33 franchises of Dunkin’ Donuts in metro Phoenix.

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Debt on the Menu at Burger King

Steve Rosenbush writes at Portfolio.com here’s something for Burger King Franchisees to consider as the restaurant chain is sold to yet another private equity owner. Who will pay for the $2.8 billion in bank loans that are financing the buyout, worth an estimated $4 billion, including debt and equity?

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Burger King in Advanced Sale Talks

(Reuters) – Burger King Holdings Inc (BKC.N) is in advanced talks to sell itself to investment firm 3G Capital, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, boosting shares more than 16 percent .

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