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McDonald's Tests New Plant-Based Burger in Canada

McDonald’s Tests New Plant-Based Burger in Canada

The New P.L.T. Made Exclusively by McDonald’s with Beyond Meat, Available in Select Restaurants Beginning September 30, 2019 For a Limited Time McDonald’s will be conducting a 12-week test of a new plant-based burger called the P.L.T., which stands for Plant. Lettuce. Tomato. in 28 restaurants in Southwestern Ontario, starting […]

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Finding a Job at McDonald's is Now as Simple as Asking Alexa

Finding a Job at McDonald’s is Now as Simple as Asking Alexa

A World-First, McDonald’s Apply Thru helps you easily start your job application with your voice McDonald’s Corporation is now working with a voice millions know and love. Alexa can now assist with the first step of a McDonald’s restaurant job application, helping drive talent attraction worldwide through the McDonald’s Apply […]

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McDonald's USA Announces New U.S. Restaurant Training and Engagement Initiative for Restaurant Supervisors and Crew

McDonald’s USA Announces New U.S. Restaurant Training and Engagement Initiative for Restaurant Supervisors and Crew

Expansive training program grounded in supporting safe and respectful workplaces begins in U.S. restaurants this October McDonald’s USA and the National Franchisee Leadership Alliance (NFLA), the elected body representing more than 2,000 McDonald’s U.S. franchisees, today announced the introduction of training to support a professional, safe and respectful workplace.  The […]

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Restaurants Stepping up Breakfast for Dinner Options

Restaurants Stepping up Breakfast for Dinner Options

Restaurant chains are offering the most important meal of the day – all day – as they look to satisfy customers’ hunger for breakfast food. An ORC International survey found that nearly all Americans say they eat breakfast for dinner; while a majority of people in a study by Instantly […]

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Breakfastarians Are Feeding US Restaurant Growth

Breakfastarians Are Feeding US Restaurant Growth

Call it the rise of the “Breakfastarians” – the dining tribe that craves breakfast food morning, noon and night. Sales of morning standards such as coffee, pancakes and doughnuts are feeding U.S. restaurant traffic growth, outpacing lunch and dinner items. The trend is driven by an improving U.S. job market, […]

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McDonald's is closing hundreds of stores this year

McDonald’s is closing hundreds of stores this year

The restaurant company closed 350 stores in early 2015, on top of the 350 it had already said it would shutter, as the burger purveyor seeks to stanch sales declines. McDonald’s shuttered 350 poorly performing stores in Japan, the United States, and China the first three months of 2015 as […]

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Survey: McDonald's franchisees unhappy

Survey: McDonald’s franchisees unhappy

McDonald’s is breaking the kind of records it probably doesn’t want to break. Even as its domestic sales have headed south, the six-month business outlook of its franchisees has fallen to a historic low — the worst in the 11-year history of a quarterly survey of store owner-operators by Janney […]

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McDonald's Tries Again With Upscale Burgers

McDonald’s Tries Again With Upscale Burgers

McDonald’s Corp. is adding premium sirloin burgers to its U.S. menu for a limited time, the latest move by new CEO Steve Easterbrook to revive sales at the struggling fast-food chain. The upscale one-third-pound patties join the menu two years after McDonald’s plucked similar premium burgers from its lineup. They […]

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McDonald's USA Announces New Employee Benefit Package Including Wage Increase and Paid Time Off at Company-Owned Restaurants

McDonald’s USA Announces New Employee Benefit Package Including Wage Increase and Paid Time Off at Company-Owned Restaurants

Company Also Expands Educational Opportunities to Include Free High School Completion and College Tuition Assistance for All U.S. Restaurant Employees McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD) today announced enhanced benefits for employees at its company-owned restaurants, including a wage increase and paid time-off for full and part-time crew employees. In addition, the […]

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McDonald's Seeks Its Fast-Food Soul

McDonald’s Seeks Its Fast-Food Soul

McDonald’s is having an identity crisis. For years, it has lurched from showcasing new items – salads! Egg White Delight McMuffins! sliced apples! – to mining nostalgia for its basic Big Macs and fries. Its core customers still line up at the drive-through window for cheap, quick cups of coffee […]

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McDonald's USA Announces New Antibiotics Policy and Menu Sourcing Initiatives

McDonald’s USA Announces New Antibiotics Policy and Menu Sourcing Initiatives

Actions Are Part of Company’s Global Commitment to Address Customers’ Changing Expectations and Preferences McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD) today announced new menu sourcing initiatives including only sourcing chicken raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine. In addition, McDonald’s U.S. restaurants will also offer customers milk jugs of low-fat […]

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After Walmart, will fast-food wages rise also?

After Walmart, will fast-food wages rise also?

With Walmart’s announcement that it will raise the wages of 500,000 employees, the public spotlight is shining on other employers, such as restaurants, that rely on low-wage workers to see if they follow suit. The pressure is coming at in inopportune moment for the $709 billion restaurant industry, which has […]

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The Latest Fast Food Battle Isn't Over Burgers or Coffee

The Latest Fast Food Battle Isn’t Over Burgers or Coffee

Breakfast sandwiches and wraps suddenly are some the hottest-selling items on the U.S. menus of fast-food giants McDonald’s, Yum Brands-owned Taco Bell and Dunkin’ Brands. That’s welcome news for investors in light of rampant price discounting for burgers and brewed coffee. There are several factors fueling consumers’ appetite for breakfast […]

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McDonald's Announces Key Management Changes

McDonald’s Announces Key Management Changes

Board Elects New Chief Executive Officer Upon Retirement of Don Thompson The Board of Directors of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today announced that Don Thompson will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors after nearly 25 years of service to the […]

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