Stories tagged: McDonald's
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Spokane’s first McDonald’s on North Monroe coming down to make way for a new one
Spokane’s first McDonald’s restaurant on North Monroe is coming down to make room for an updated McDonald’s at the same location
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
McDonald’s shareholder meeting brings roar of protests but few surprises
McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday attracted hoards of protesters outside the burger giant’s suburban Chicago headquarters. Inside, though, the meeting produced few surprises.
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Retail is dying? Tell that to fast-food chains losing top talent
There’s plenty of talk about the retail industry dying, with malls closing and the slump stressing iconic chains like Sears and J. Crew, but healthier big-box giants such as Wal-Mart …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Can McDonald’s finally make a premium burger work?
McDonald’s has launched a line of premium mix-and-match sandwiches it calls Signature Crafted, a pricier option it hopes customers will bite onto despite their focus on value. The Signature Crafted …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Large fries? Extra sauce? Why McDonald’s wants to track all your dining habits
By year’s end, the world’s largest burger chain will roll out nationwide a mobile ordering system that will collect a wealth of data about the habits of customers.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
McDonald’s to offer mobile order-and-pay toward end of 2017
McDonald’s Corp. says it will launch mobile order-and-pay and curbside pickup across its U.S. restaurants toward the end of the year.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
McDonald’s hopes to lure customers by giving longtime menu items a face-lift
Old favorites are getting new life under the Golden Arches. Last month, McDonald’s rolled out two new sizes of Big Macs – the Grand Mac and the Mac Jr. – …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
McDonald’s sales rise globally, but dip in US
McDonald’s global sales rose 2.7 percent at established locations as growth overseas offset a drop in the U.S.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, midnight
Movie review: Keaton fascinating as Kroc in ‘The Founder’
The title “The Founder” is in some ways a perplexing descriptor for a biopic of Ray Kroc, the man who took the McDonald’s burger restaurant from a local favorite to …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:28 a.m.
Cheesier pizzas rescue dairy prices as Americans drink less milk
Americans love their cheese, but maybe not as much as dairy farmers do. Even after people cut back on milk use for decades – a consequence of more drink options …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:40 a.m.
McDonald’s heads to the Vatican
The historic arches of St. Peter’s Basilica have a new neighbor: McDonald’s golden arches.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Starbucks to top McDonald’s as restaurant king, analyst says
Starbucks is poised to overtake McDonald’s as the world’s most valuable restaurant chain, and the coffee giant could ultimately have a staggering 50,000 locations.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
McDonald’s moves tax base to UK as EU attacks burger giant
McDonald’s Corp. shrugged off Brexit by announcing plans to switch its non-U.S. tax base to the U.K., ditching tiny Luxembourg where its fiscal arrangements are under attack from European Union …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
McDonald’s revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
McDonald’s Corp., losing ground in its battle for the nation’s coffee drinkers, is planning to shake up its McCafe brand — part of a bid to challenge Starbucks Corp. and …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
Creator of McDonald’s Big Mac dies
The Pittsburgh-area McDonald’s franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. Michael “Jim” Delligatti was 98.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
McDonald’s testing the use of fresh beef in some burgers
McDonald’s is testing the use of fresh, never frozen beef for its Quarter Pounder hamburgers.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7:33 a.m.
Couple had sex in McDonald’s lot in front of boy, 6, police say
A Connecticut couple is facing charges after police say they engaged in sexual activity in a parked car with a 6-year-old boy in the back seat.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 2:52 p.m.
McDonald’s agrees to $3.75M deal with California workers
McDonald’s has agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle a federal lawsuit that sought to hold the company liable for allegations that a franchise owner in the San Francisco Bay …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
McDonald’s turnaround revs up abroad as revenue beats estimates
McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook has more tricks up his sleeve than serving Egg McMuffins all day.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
McDonald’s testing Happy Meals for breakfast
McDonald’s is considering another addition to its all-day breakfast menu: Happy Meals. The fast-food chain says it will begin testing breakfast Happy Meals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Sept. 26. The …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Report grades restaurant chains’ work to rid meat supply of medically important antibiotics
Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill passed with flying colors, but KFC and Olive Garden were among the laggards in commitments to eliminate medically important antibiotics from their meat and …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
McDonald’s recalls 29 million fitness bands that were in Happy Meals
McDonald’s is recalling 29 million fitness wristbands distributed in Happy Meals after dozens of children reportedly developed skin irritations.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
McDonald’s joins ‘Pokemon Go’ craze hoping to catch the wave
NEW YORK – McDonald’s will become the first major corporation to collaborate with the makers with the wildly popular “Pokemon Go.” The company, based outside of Chicago, will partner with …
Mon., July 18, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
McDonald’s, Starbucks agree to filter Wi-Fi porn
CHICAGO – McDonald’s and Starbucks are implementing filtering technology that blocks customers using Wi-Fi from accessing pornography sites.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
McDonald’s expands all-day breakfast menu
McDonald’s this fall is expanding its all-day breakfast menu to include McGriddles and the option of biscuits for a wider swath of the country.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
McDonald’s invests over $550 million to revamp German sites
BERLIN – Fast-food chain McDonald’s says it is investing 500 million euros ($557 million) to modernize its restaurants in Germany. The company says 72 “restaurants of the future” will start …
Mon., June 13, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
McDonald’s to move to Chicago, take over Oprah’s old digs
McDonald’s is moving back to Chicago and taking over the old home of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
Thu., May 26, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
McDonald’s CEO says company is making changes customers want
McDonald’s, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
McDonald’s testing fresh beef at 14 Dallas restaurants
McDonald’s says it’s testing fresh beef at 14 restaurants in Dallas, but that it’s too early to say whether fresh beef could replace its frozen patties nationally. The Oak Brook, …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 5:32 a.m.
McDonald’s tests McNuggets without artificial additives
Like the indestructible Twinkie, Chicken McNuggets are practically a culinary punchline, a symbol of hyper-processed fast food with a list of ingredients that reads like a chemistry exam. But now …