Quick service restaurants roll out smart phone app payment options for customers

McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s all experimenting with mobile payments.

Negative sales trends affect review of long-term ratings.
Restaurant closings take a big bite out of profits.
Loss of 5 to 6 cents a share expected for fourth quarter due to restructuring charges.
Chairman and CEO of the world’s largest quick-serve will be followed by former Vice Chairman and President Jim Cantalupo.
Children’s meal’s feature special toys and games.
McDonald’s to begin accepting credit cards next year.
The Big Mac becomes the big drag on the stock market before opening bell.
More than 100 countries will participate in the unprecedented World Children's Day™ event.
New store offers new sandwich and platter items, bakery and ice cream goods, and traditional McDonald’s fare.
Systemwide sales and revenues up, but income decreases.
Company may be planning its third round of layoffs in five years in cost-cutting efforts.
Cut in burger prices in August that led to an increase was short-lived.
Nation’s largest restaurant chain lowers 2002 earnings expectations for the full year.
National value menu, advertising & restaurant enhancements underway for customers.
Wall street is weighing in on the cautious side in reaction to the new McDonald’s plan to boost U.S. sales announced late last week.
Plan introduced to revamp older stores and add a new $1 menu in an effort to increase sluggish sales in the US.
Company says the reduction is major step toward its goal of eliminating trans fats from its cooking oils
Legal notices of the proposed settlement have already begun appearing in major publications
Doll Available September 6; The Eagles Star Quarterback will Unveil the Doll and Accept a $15,000 Donation from McDonald's to the Donovan McNabb Foundation August 28