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Fast Food Closing in on Full Service in Customer Satisfaction

2011-06-21 The quick-service industry is closing the customer satisfaction gap standing between it and the full-service industry, according to a new study.

Ronald McDonald House Awards Scholarships

2011-06-20 Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California (RMHCNC) and local Northern California McDonald’s restaurants recognized nearly 150 exceptional hi...

McDonald's Sales Up 3.1% in May

2011-06-08 McDonald's Corporation announced global comparable sales growth of 3.1 percent in May. Performance by segment was as follows: U.S.

McDonald's Tops BK, But Wendy's Still Has Most Buzz

2011-06-06 For the first time since September, McDonald’s surpassed Burger King as a more “buzzed about” burger brand—but it’s still second to Wendy’s.

Latin American McD's Franchisee Appoints Board Member

2011-06-06 Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc., Latin America's largest restaurant chain and the world's largest McDonald's franchisee, announced the appointment of Jose...

McDonald's Searches for the Perfect Pair

2011-06-03  McDonald's USA announced the top ten finalists of McDonald's Perfect Pair Contest, which kicked off the national launch of McCafe Frozen Strawberry L...

New Communications Leader In at McDonald's

2011-06-01 McDonald's Corporation announced that Bridget Coffing, currently vice president of global external communications, has been promoted to senior vice pr...

McDonald's, Pokemon Pair Up

2011-05-26 Pokemon Black·White-themed Happy Meals arrive in participating McDonald's stores across North America beginning June 17, 2011.

McDonald's Wants Its Healthy Options to Be 'Just for You'

2011-05-12 McDonald’s is personalizing its healthy-menu efforts by launching a new “Made Just for You” platform.

McDonald's Sales Jump in U.S., Europe, Asia

2011-05-09 McDonald's Corporation announced global comparable sales growth of 6.0 percent in April. Performance by segment was as follows: U.S.