Tag: mcdonald’s

Chains

What 7 Analysts Predict for McDonald’s Coming Earnings Report

5 years 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

5 years 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

5 years 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

5 years 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

5 years 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

6 years 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

6 years 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

6 years 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

6 years 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.

Chains

McDonald’s New Antibiotics Policy Has the Power to Change the Beef Industry

6 years ago

If you want to make change at scale, you need either a massive consumer shift or a massive change of policy by a giant in the industry. The latter is what we have here, and it should be good news for everyone.

Marketing

McDonald’s Spent Over $52 Million on TV Advertising in November 2018

6 years ago

Football means food advertising this time of year and the networks that have it get the advertising dollars.

Food

Fast Food Prices Rise to Better Reflect True Costs

6 years ago

Yes, the price of menu items has gone up over the last decade, but so too have the costs associated with buying food and paying workers. Those are the breaks.