The level of service the chain provides is not infinitely scalable, and that's its weak link.
The chain has slashed operating costs by turning nearly all of its locations over to franchisees.
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The chain can't serve customers fast enough, and that's hurting the bottom line.
Not everything on the menu will cost $1, but the word 'dollar' was important to have. So the company got a little creative.
The fast-food giant offers up a rather gloomy forecast for growth as diners cut their spending.
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