COLUMBUS Ohio Wendyâ€™s said it would close the chainâ€™s prototype restaurant, opened here in 1969 by Dave Thomas because he believed there was a huge opportunity for a quick-service concept serving freshly made hamburgers. Franchisor Wendyâ€™s International Inc., the descendant of that original store, said the unit was no longer economically feasible. It noted that the restaurant did not have a drive-thru, and parking was limited. Whatâ€™s more, a spokesman told local media, the dependence ...
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