Ξ If you’re thinking of being cool and including live, unfiltered Twitter feed on your website, visit www.RubyTuesday.com and see how that cutting-edge idea works for them. When I visited, the first tweet read, “Now I know why I hate OTP: chain restaurants. #rubytuesday sucks.” Not all publicity is good publicity.
Ξ Win-win? U.S. District Court Judge K, Michael Moore has ruled that Burger King was within its rights to set a $1 maximum price on the Double Cheeseburger, a setback for franchisees, the Miami Herald reports. But the court granted the chain’s National Franchisee Association legal standing to sue the company, a first, and the court will hear operators’ arguments that Burger King acted in bad faith in implementing the unpopular price reduction. This fight isn’t over.