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McRib Everlasting

McRib Everlasting

Despite its list of 70-plus ingredients – or perhaps because of it – few things galvanize the appetite of the American public like the McRib, the boneless pork-based sandwich, which briefly blooms like a spring ephemeral on McDonald’s menus before disappearing each year. Last fall, after it was reported that […]

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McDonald's USA Perks Up the Nation With Free Coffee

McDonald’s USA Perks Up the Nation With Free Coffee

Second National McCafe Free Coffee Event Kicks Off on Sept. 16 and Culminates on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29 McDonald’s today announced a second national Free Coffee Event, an opportunity for even more coffee lovers to enjoy a freshly brewed, rich and smooth tasting McCafé coffee. From Sept. 16 through […]

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Five of the World's Most Unusual McDonald's Restaurants

Five of the World’s Most Unusual McDonald’s Restaurants

There are about 35,000 McDonald’s restaurants worldwide in more than 100 countries. Bloomberg Ranx takes a look at five of the most unusual McDonald’s in the world. (Source: Bloomberg)

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McDonald's Struggles With Millennial Dropoff

McDonald’s Struggles With Millennial Dropoff

McDonald’s might still hold a top position in the fast food industry, but their dominance is starting to slip. The competition is finally starting to creep up on the chain because of the growing influence of millennial diners. These young adults are hungry for something new. While older generations may […]

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McDonald's Announces New USA President Following Retirement of Jeff Stratton

McDonald’s Announces New USA President Following Retirement of Jeff Stratton

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today announced Jeff Stratton, 58, McDonald’s USA president, has made the decision to retire after 41 years with the brand. As a result, the Board of Directors has elected former McDonald’s Executive Mike Andres as McDonald’s USA president effective October 15, the date of Stratton’s retirement. […]

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McDonald's "Best Of Green" Report Recognizes Environmental Innovations From Around the World

McDonald’s “Best Of Green” Report Recognizes Environmental Innovations From Around the World

Corporate Employees Identify and Activate Strategic Plans to Help Advance Company Goal of Making a Positive Difference in Society McDonald’s Corp. today announced its biennial summary of innovation in the 2014 Global “Best of Green” report. “Best of Green” is a collection of best practices that illustrates progress in five […]

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McDonald’s ‘Under Siege’ at Home and Abroad

McDonald’s Corp CEO Don Thompson sure could use a break. The head of the world’s biggest restaurant chain, who for much of his two years at the helm has been battling to spark sales growth in the United States and Europe, got battered by headline-grabbing bad news in late July. […]

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McDonald’s Could Be Liable for Labor Practices

McDonald’s is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants. The National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday that the world’s biggest hamburger chain could be named as a joint employer in several complaints regarding worker rights at franchise-owned restaurants. The decision is pivotal because it could expose […]

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McDonald’s Unveils New Mission and Image for Brand Ambassador Ronald McDonald

Ronald McDonald, who represents the magic and happiness of the McDonald’s brand, is setting out on a global mission to rally the public through inspiring events. For the first time, Ronald McDonald will take an active role on McDonald’s social media channels around the world and engage consumers using the […]

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McDonald’s USA Perks Up Breakfast With Free McCafe Coffee

Wake up and taste the free coffee! McCafe invites coffee drinkers across the U.S. to stop by their local participating McDonald’s restaurant for a freshly brewed small McCafe coffee during McDonald’s first-ever national Free Coffee Event.  Free McCafe coffee is available during breakfast hours starting March 31 through April 13 […]

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McDonald’s Announces Chief Operating Officer Tim Fenton to Retire and Global Management Restructure

McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) President and Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson recently announced that Chief Operating Officer Tim Fenton, 56, has decided to retire from McDonald’s Corp., effective October 1, 2014. He will continue to serve as COO during a brief transition period, and thereafter, as a Special Advisor to Thompson focused […]

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McDonald’s to expand ‘build your own burger’ trial

McDonald’s plans to expand a test this year that lets people order customized burgers. The world’s biggest hamburger chain began testing the waters of personalized orders last year with a “build-your-own burger” concept at a location in California. In addition to its traditional menu, the restaurant in Laguna Niguel offers […]

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Chipotle: The One That Got Away From McDonald’s

The Corporate Hall of Shame is wallpapered with press releases from decades of regrettable mergers. It’s time to tack one on from a split, however amicable: McDonald’s (MCD) 2006 divestiture of Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), in which the world’s biggest restaurant company let go of what would rapidly become the […]

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McDonald’s Names Atif Rafiq Chief Digital Officer

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announced today that digital executive Atif Rafiq will join the company in the newly-created global role of Chief Digital Officer, effective October 21. Rafiq, 40, comes to McDonald’s from senior-level positions at Amazon.com and Yahoo! In this position, Rafiq will lead McDonald’s global digital strategy focusing […]

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