The restaurant has beguiled British palates for almost three decades. But a recent chicken shortage saw almost 50 stores temporarily close this last week.
Inside the war between a very powerful company and a very stubborn franchisee, complete with threats, spies and videotape.
Virtual food brands, often driven by real celebrities, are rapidly spreading across the country. Do they help or hurt independent restaurants?
Fast-food chains like Chick-fil-A and Popeyes have been vying for chicken supremacy, capitalizing on the sandwich’s popularity with customers.
When he was 19, Mr. Carney and his brother Dan borrowed $600 from their mother to start their business in Wichita, Kan. Before long it became the world’s largest pizza chain.
M.L.B.’s owners voted to approve Cohen’s $2.4 billion purchase of the team, and New York City signed off on his taking over the lease of Citi Field.
A judge rebuffed a Labor Department move that made it harder for employees to win judgments against parent companies over pay violations.
The country’s antimonopoly regulator has warned the powerful industry to improve the treatment of franchisees who have been fighting for shorter opening hours.
Under pressure to classify their freelance drivers as full-time employees, the ride-hailing companies are discussing another option.
The shipping giant paid $205 million for the naming rights to FedEx Field under a sponsorship deal that began in 1999.
The chain, so omnipresent it is considered part of the national infrastructure, has begun making exceptions to a store hours policy that it has long enforced.
The fast-food chain distributed a guide to franchise owners with instructions like putting “closed” signs on tables to promote social-distancing and cleaning bathrooms every half-hour.
With dine-in restaurants shuttered and social distancing paramount, drive-throughs are now providing a crucial source of revenue during the pandemic.