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McDonald's Outlines Future of Plan to Win

2009-11-12 Plan includes opening about 1,000 new restaurants and reimaging 2,300 existing locations worldwide in 2010.

McDonald's Switches to New Microsoft Tool

2009-11-05 Corporation now using Microsoft's Business Productivity Online Suite for business communication and collaboration.

McDonald's, Shawn Johnson Offer Invitations to Olympics

2009-09-30 The restaurant chain's Champion Kids program send select children to the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

Quarterly Cash Dividend at McDonald's Upped 10 Percent

2009-09-25 Quarterly cash dividend per share of common stock now stands at 55 cents.

Franz Ferdinand, Others Working ‘Late’ for McDonald’s

2009-09-17 New Late Night McDonald’s interactive online advertising campaign targets young-adult audience with music videos.

McDonald's Surprising Transit Riders With Free Burgers

2009-09-09 Transit systems in select cities to hand out coupons for free transit and free Third Pounder.

Mother Knows Best, According to McDonald’s

2009-08-27 Chain sends moms to beef facility to validate product as Angus Third Pounders hit the market.

McDonald's Supplier Recognized for Quality

2009-08-13 International Paper facility honored by HAVI-Perseco for McDonald's supply.

McDonald's Global Comparable Sales Rise in July

2009-08-10 Over 4 percent growth across the globe includes significant increase in Europe.

McDonald's Experiences Strong Quarter Results

2009-07-23 Comparable sales up across the globe for quarter ending June 30.