Wendy's (WEN +1%) is poised to pass Burger King in U.S. sales for the first time, and will trail...

|By:, SA News Editor

Wendy's (WEN +1%) is poised to pass Burger King in U.S. sales for the first time, and will trail only McDonald's (MCD). It's less about what Wendy's has done, and more about BK's woes: a series of management and ownership changes, a lack of menu development and an over-reliance on young adult customers at a time when high unemployment hit that market hard.