Weekly Global Wrap: Starbucks Middle East franchisee layoffs workers; Eggs Inc vie for US success; Applebee's, IHOP co-branded restaurant launch

Here is a summary of the most interesting QSR news stories of the week globally.

Starbucks’ Middle East franchisee, Alshaya Group, to layoff workers over "continually challenging trading conditions". More from CNN.

Swedish fast casual concept Eggs Inc opens first US location. More from Denver Post.

Applebee's and IHOP parents plans launch of co-branded restaurants. More from NBC News.

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