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Old 08-26-2014, 06:29 PM
 
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This is an excellent opportunity for BK to help re-brand itself. BK is going after McDonalds and Starbucks. BK's young CEO knows what he's doing. McDonalds will counter with a left hook. Chain wars. Good stuff!

-Cheers.
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Old 08-26-2014, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for About $11 Billion - Bloomberg

It's official.
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:52 PM
 
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If you want to ignore the lazy populism out there and need a quick primer on what motivated BK, this WSJ article sums it up the best:

Warren Buffett's Tax Whopper - WSJ
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:08 PM
 
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Probably not due to bad PR, but we need to seriously do something about the corporate tax rate its insane. It deters them from investing money, and they already have trillions off shore. Guess who benefits from this situation?
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