This excerpt taken from the WEN 10-K filed Mar 1, 2007.
ARGs success depends on Arbys franchisees participation in ARGs strategy.
Arbys franchisees are an integral part of ARGs business. ARG may be unable to successfully implement ARGs brand strategies that it believes are necessary for further growth if Arbys franchisees do not participate in that implementation. The failure of ARGs franchisees to focus on the fundamentals of restaurant operations such as quality, service and cleanliness would have a negative impact on ARGs success.