Wendys pulls out of Japan to avoid any more mishaps


Wendy's, and its partner in crime Arby's, has not been doing well in Japan. So, in a decision to cut their losses, the Zensho Company has decided to end their contract with Wendy's Group after only raking in $70 million last fiscal year. I suppose people just didn't take to the creepy red-haired girl in Japan.

Looking at the fast food market over in Japan, I find it hard to imagine another competitor really making any ground. Wendy's was only operating with 71 stores across Japan, which certainly made it a niche target, and when I ate there in Osaka, it really wasn't all that appetizing.

To be honest, I'm glad that Wendy's is exiting Japan. It just helps to cut down on the cheap beef that exists in the country -- something that is not natural to their diet. Plus, Wendy's food just tastes bad. Then again, I'm the type who avoids fast food at all costs.


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