Jack in the Box Inc. has already dropped its famous two-for-99-cents taco deal in some markets. Now, franchisees are hoping it dumps Chief Executive Officer Lenny Comma as well.

Citing sliding sales, franchisees of the fast-food chain are urging the company to replace its CEO and remake the upper management team, including hiring a head of marketing. The group that represents about 89 percent of Jack in the Box’s 2,200 locations says its resources have been cut in recent years, hurting training and remodeling efforts and leading to a loss of confidence in company leadership.

Lenny Comma
Source: Jack in the Box

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