Editor's note:This story has been updated with Wendy's response to the settlement. The Wendy’s Co. and its largest franchisee, WendPartners Franchise Group, have settled a lawsuit that began in July with a standoff over equipment required for the brand’s new Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy Cheeseburger. Terms of the settlement were not released, but WendPartners has agreed to install bun-toasting equipment the franchisor required in order to introduce the new burger, which ...

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