A bunch of U.S. Tim Hortons franchisees filed a lawsuit immediately alleging their guardian firm engaged in value gouging and fairness theft.
The American chapter of the Nice White North Franchisee Affiliation filed the swimsuit in a Florida county court docket claiming Restaurant Manufacturers Worldwide and Tim Hortons USA strip them of revenue and revenue by elevated and improper franchisee charges.
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The swimsuit additionally claims the corporate requires franchisees who wish to promote their shops to first supply it to the corporate for the depreciated worth of the furnishings, fixtures and tools.
The GWNFA needs the court docket to declare the practices a breach of contract.
Not one of the allegations have been confirmed in court docket.
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RBI and Tim Hortons didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.