Hooters franchisor airs concerns about franchisee’s purchase

ATLANTA The franchisor of the Hooters casual-dining chain expressed concerns Monday about the pending acquisition of a second franchisee by a Charlotte, N.C.-based investment firm, noting that its approval of the $106 million deal was never sought.


Hooters of America Inc. said in a statement that its contract with the franchisee, 45-unit Texas Wings, prohibits franchise rights from being transferred without the franchisor’s consent. That ap

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