Tag: mcdonald’s

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McDonald’s Discount Menu and Store Remodels Are Working

6 years ago

People want a bargain, and they want to eat their bargain in a nice, clean restaurant space.

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Starbucks’ Misstep Leaves Room for McDonald’s to Step In

6 years ago

As Starbucks' CEO scrambles to do damage control, McDonald's could capitalize on the moment by promoting itself as a more welcoming meeting place.

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Top McDonald’s Franchisee Sees Sales Lift With Order Kiosks

6 years ago

The ability to customize orders via touchscreen has lead to a sales increase of up to 15 percent at stores in Brazil. That's seriously promising, especially in a tough market.

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McDonald’s Wants to Settle a Labor Case Before It Has Broader Implications

6 years ago

You know who understands how franchises work? Big businesses. You know who doesn't? The average consumer, who probably assumes an employee at McDonald's is an employee of McDonald's.

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McDonald’s Mobile Ordering and New Tech Come With Increased Employee Turnover

6 years ago

Developments in the kitchen need to keep up with the technology put in the hands of consumers.

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McDonald’s Will Drop Its Frozen Patties in Exchange for Fresh Beef, Eventually

6 years ago

We'd love to see quality beat out discounting, but that's not always a safe bet. Even if this experiment succeeds, don't expect McD's to unplug its freezers.

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The Tricky Business of International Restaurant Franchising

6 years ago

International expansion often provides the best opportunity for growth when a brand has saturated the U.S. market, but expanding overseas isn't without its challenges.

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McDonald’s Will Try to Make Its Happy Meals Healthier by Holding the Cheese

6 years ago

We're not saying this is nothing, but as healthy initiatives go "hold the cheese" seems like an afterthought.

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McDonald’s Wants to Become a ‘Credible Chicken Player’

6 years ago

A poultry push coincides with a shift a way from beef that many diners aspire to. And we all know that better quality is where McD's needs to start.

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Has McDonald’s Solved the French Fry Delivery Problem?

6 years ago

[Spoiler alert] It hasn't. Even the most casual french fry connoisseur knows that soggy fries aren't a heat problem, they're a bag problem. Fast delivery will help, but hot fries will steam themselves in a bag, every time.

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McDonald’s New Dollar Menu Is Already Paying off — in Foot Traffic

6 years ago

We are not math geniuses, but more and more people paying less and less isn't the long-term winning formula franchisees are after.

Food

Panera Thinks Runny Yolks Will Help It Beat McDonald’s at Breakfast

6 years ago

Panera has certainly set high standards, but it's consistency across its operations that remains the real challenge.