Tag: mcdonald’s

Chains

McDonald’s Operators Are Worried by the Chain’s Huge Delivery Success

2 weeks ago

McDonald's is going full speed ahead with its Uber Eats integration, but at what cost? Some operators are saying that the system's delivery economics are unsustainable, and, eventually, that's going to have to change.

Chains

McDonald’s Global Growth Provides Cover for U.S. Declines

3 weeks ago

McDonald's growth won't come in the U.S., where there's not much space to grow. It's going to be elsewhere, so it shouldn't let concerns about the U.S. market hold back global growth.

Chains

McDonald’s CEO Isn’t Concerned About Franchisee Unrest

3 weeks ago

The operator complaints regarding McDonald's costly store remodels were an inevitable part of the revamp process. How CEO Steve Easterbrook handles the complaints, though, is going to be the difference between whether this giant project works or not.

Chains

What 7 Analysts Predict for McDonald’s Coming Earnings Report

3 weeks ago

Our big questions: Can McDonald's make franchisees and customers happy in 2019?

Food

Restaurant Brands and Big Food Are Blamed for Obesity and More

3 weeks ago

Unlike the tobacco industry, the restaurant industry and health can find a middle ground where there are profits without devastating health results. But things will have to change at some big brand to make this happen.

Chains

McDonald’s Adds Another Wrinkle to Franchisee Remodeling Plans

4 weeks ago

We agree with the franchisees: paying for a dividing wall between the counter and kitchen is ridiculous, especially as more restaurants adopt open kitchen concepts.

Operations

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Lines Between Meal Times Have Been Erased

4 weeks ago

Instead of narrowly segmenting service into dayparts, restaurants are thinking more fluidly, to all-day menus and creative late-night service.

Chains

Coupons Still Matter for Quick-Service Restaurants and Price-Conscious Consumers

4 weeks ago

The reason that a person chooses McDonald's over Wendy's more often than not comes down to the money. Wherever that dollar can travel further, that's where the customer will go.

Food

McDonald’s Loses Big Mac Battle to Irish Chain

1 month ago

When a little chain beats a big chain we tend to get excited, but when that little chain is also the licensee of Papa John's in Ireland we get less excited.

Chains

Domino’s Outspent Rival Restaurants on TV Advertising in December

1 month ago

Despite not reclaiming the top spot in December, quick-service restaurants continue to dominate television advertising spending, as the value menu wars rage on.

Chains

This Year Was Bad for U.S. Chain Restaurants and Next Year Could Be Worse

2 months ago

There are certainly challenges ahead, but they will be felt most strongly by the weak chains, not those that have been focused on what consumers want right now rather than their own internal problems.

Food

11 Moments That Mattered for the Restaurant Industry in 2018

2 months ago

From mergers to leadership changes to loss, 2018 was filled with news that kept us on our toes. Here are the stories that had the biggest impact.