Franchisees of the burger company filed a lawsuit stating that their dollar promotion is costing them money.
Miami, Florida (WiredPRNews.com) – Burger King is being sued by its franchisees due to a cheeseburger promotion some say they are losing money on. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), franchisees of the company filed suit this week citing they are losing money due to being forced to sell double cheeseburgers for $1. The promotion costs the entities 10 cents per sale according to the National Franchise Association, which reportedly represents 80 percent of Burger King‘s franchise owners in the country.
Pennsylvania franchise owner Steve Lewis is quoted by the AP as commenting in a statement on the matter, “The current management team has disregarded rights that Burger King franchisees have always had.” – As noted in the report, the lawsuit was filed Tuesday in a Florida U.S. District Court.
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