How One Burger Chain Profits From Turmoil Abroad

A Fatburger outlet in Karachi, Pakistan Photograph by Rizwan Tabassum/AFP via Getty Images

Political protests, disease outbreaks, terrorist campaigns—U.S. business owners considering expanding internationally would be forgiven for deciding to stay at home. But name a tumultuous spot abroad—Hong Kong, Iraq, Egypt—and Andy Wiederhorn has probably opened a burger shop there in the past seven years.

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