For John, BLUF: Well, there is Five Guys. Nothing to see here; just move along.
That is too bad for us here in the Commonwealth. Here is a meditation on scaling up businesses, looking at WinCo, which is challenging WalMart, and In-N-Out Burger, which is not challenging McDonalds. The Bloomberg author is Ms Megan McArdle.
Hat tip to the Instapundit.
Regards — Cliff