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The CEO of a Company That Owns More Than 100 Wendy's Allegedly Used $1 Million in PPP Loans on a New House in Montana

Sandi Adler, a former vice president at Starboard, claims she was fired after taking issue with CEO Andrew Levy's plans to "defraud the United States and the Small Business Association."

Why Franchising Is the Future of the Healthy-Fast-Food Movement

Younger generations are on board to eat healthier. In certain parts of the country, it's just about access to affordable options.

Chick-fil-A Makes More Per Restaurant Than McDonald's, Starbucks and Subway Combined … and It's Closed on Sundays

Why a restaurant that's closed on Sundays makes more per restaurant than any other fast food restaurant in the country.

#2 on the Franchise 500: Delivery and Booze Are Boosting Taco Bell's Sales

The #2 company on our Franchise 500 list is now looking to find its next big success overseas.

#4 on the Franchise 500: How Sonic Drive-In Uses Artificial Intelligence to Improve Customer Service

The #4 company on our Franchise 500 list is learning from its customers -- and serving up exactly what they want.

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