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5 McDonald's Marketing Moments That Would Make Ray Kroc Proud

5 McDonald’s Marketing Moments That Would Make Ray Kroc Proud

In The Founder, the upcoming film about the origins of the McDonald’s global empire, traveling-salesman-turned-fast-food-magnate Ray Kroc (played by Michael Keaton) comes off as both visionary and villain. The word “Faustian” appears repeatedly in movie reviews to describe the character that built a franchising juggernaut from a modest fast-food shack […]

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Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc in 'The Founder'

Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc in ‘The Founder’

The Founder is a drama that tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise […]

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