Burger King is working to improve the overall health of its franchise system by eliminating… “Older, lower-performing restaurants.” Joshua Kobza, CEO of the fast food chain, informed shareholders in May Between 300 and 400 stores will be closed Before the end of 2023. At that time, The company has already closed more than 120 Burger King restaurants, bringing the total number in the United States to less than 7,000. Historically, the fast food chain closes a few hundred locations each year, but the latest numbers are now similar to those of the pandemic.
Financial difficulties faced by some regional franchisees have also been the cause of several closures in specific regions. And this was the case 26 Burger King restaurants in Michigan, Which suddenly closed its doors forever last March.
The latest Burger King restaurant closures
newly, Six other locations serving barbecued Whopper in Florida, Nebraska and New York have closed. Some of these restaurants have been in operation for more than 40 years, like the one in Blue dot On Long Island, New York. That was the place This place is appreciated by locals for its Hollywood kitsch and 1950s atmosphere. They even had a booth that looked like a ’57 Chevy.
Countries in which the franchise has been closed
They lost in Jacksonville, Florida Two sites that are nearly four decades old suddenly in October. The reason for the sudden closure is unknown. but, The closing of the three locations in Lincoln, Nebraska, was due to the bankruptcy of their owner, Meridian Restaurants Unlimited. Its three remaining locations in the city and another in Beatrice have been sold to a Kansas-based company, according to The Guardian Lincoln Journal Star .