Coalition of Franchisee Associations

June 24, 2024

‘Zarco Law Awarded “Best Law Firms” National Tier 1 in Franchise Law by Best Lawyers of America© as listed in US News and World Report’

MCD Insider Sales Continue

Pres MCD USA sells 1,098 shares - Yahoo

June 18, 2024

Is Anyone Watching the MCD Stock Price?

This year, the price has drifted from $300 to $250. Only two things can turn that around: * several miracles in international markets or * McDonald's Owner/Operators in the USA can discount their menus and invest in promotions until same-store sales turn around.

June 17, 2024

McDonald's Has No Artificial Intelligence

There is some humor in how reporters and analysts think about drive-thru technology. They seem to think the answer to everything in drive-thru is faster ordering. Of course, that's the only part of the operation they can see and hear. This is why McDonald's management can generate headlines about AI but can't actually make it work. 

McDonald's ending AI drive-thru ordering - FOX News

Jonathan Maze recaps history of McDonald's DT tech

June 5, 2024

This is What Higher Royalties Buys You?

A silly headline for a silly article. This could have been avoided if the pajama boys had taken action last fall.

A McDonald’s executive confirmed this awful reality about life under Joe Biden

Another California Chain Biting the Dust

Rubio’s and In n’ Out have been two destination brands. When folks visit Southern California, they have to eat at these two chains.

But Rubio's never did real estate well. They often went with the cheapest site, so it’s no surprise they have many marginal locations.

Rubio's closes nearly 50 locations - NRN

Rubio's files for BK - again - Restaurant Business

June 1, 2024

In Case You're Missing It


Disney has received a lot of bad press and will receive more in the future. It's time for an overblown series featuring the company. 

The fun factor is that Disney owns the History Channel. 'Nuff said.

More on Disney later.