Tag: mcdonalds

Chains

Philippines Favorite Jollibee Is Looking for Acquisitions to Grow in the U.S. and China

3 days ago

An acquisition of Pret would certainaly diversify the brand, as well as put it on nearly every corner in major markets like New York City.

Chains

Unsurprising Study Shows Legal Cannabis Is Good for the Fast Food Business

2 weeks ago

Taco Bell's "fourth meal" marketing campaign has danced around this idea for years, so it'll be interesting to see if fast food advertising takes even greater advantage of changing policy.

Chains

McDonald’s Dropped Its Olympic Sponsorship Before Things Got Really Expensive

3 weeks ago

McDonald's was smart. The changing nature of how we watch television and big events means that we need to change how we think about advertising.

Chains

McDonald’s Is Being Outperformed by Its Largest Franchisee

1 month ago

Brazil's recovery, slow as it is, will be good news for multinationals throughout the region, especially food chains that invested the last time it looked so promising.

Chains

McDonald’s Terminates Agreement with India Franchisee After Dispute

2 months ago

The price of an instantly recognizable brand anywhere in the world is severing ties — and rebuilding — after franchisees don't follow the terms of the contract.

Tech

How UberEats Works with Restaurants

2 months ago

Hungry people will be loyal to the delivery app that gets them their food fastest, period. UberEats touts algorithms, analytics, and a little bit of the human touch in its work with restaurants.

Chains

Restaurants Tout Guest Experience in Second Quarter Earnings Reports

2 months ago

While it may take some time and effort to change the way a chain operates, large and successful companies work hard to stay one step ahead of the game.

Chains

McDonald’s CEO Doesn’t Want to Suffer the Same Fate as Chipotle

3 months ago

When handled properly, fresh food poses no risk to the consumer — but as McDonald's works to improve the quality of its ingredients, it shoulders the challenging task of communicating food safety the whole way through its workforce.

People

Social Media Commentary Is Now an Expected Part of the Story

3 months ago

The story doesn't end when a piece is published. Instead, it's become the beginning of the story as chefs, restaurateurs, and others offer immediate opinions on food features.

Chains

Drinks, Burgers and Digital Ordering Bring People Back to McDonald’s

3 months ago

McDonald's had a stronger-than-expected quarter thanks to big changes at the fast food giant. Could this be the big turnaround they were hoping for?

Chains

McDonald’s Adds a Sweet Afternoon Menu to Capture the Snacking Crowd

3 months ago

Given all the work McDonald's has done to distance itself from foods dubbed unhealthy, introducing calorie-laden afternoon snacks seems off-message. Whatever it takes to keep the drive-thru full, I guess?

Chains

Changing Consumer Tastes Alter the Premise of Fast Food

4 months ago

In an age of technology and get-it-now, it seems counterintuitive that fast food would slow down service, but that’s what’s happening as the industry adopts fresh ingredients and made-to-order meals.