August 26, 2014 in History


Burger King Worldwide Inc. will purchase Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons Inc. and move its headquarters to Canada; Burger King will pay a little over $11 billion in U.S. dollars, and the merger will create the third-largest global fast food company

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