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

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

New restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, is second largest McDonald's in U.S and features several test concepts such as a kids-sized drive-thru and a separate adult eating area.
'World Children's Day' to be held November 20, 2002. Local Ronald McDonald's House chapters will benefit from the chain's first international fundraising push.
Deal gives McDonald's the option to purchase the entire Fazoli's operation at a later date. The world's largest quick-serve says the joint venture with Lexington-based Fazoli's represents an opportunity to "capture more meal occasions."
Longtime McDonald's director filed with the SEC the day after McDonald's announced first-quarter profits had topped analysts estimates, boosting its share price 5.4 percent.
Other labor-saving measures under consideration too
CEO Greenberg says earnings per share for the first quarter of 2002 were better than expected
McDonald's recent "challenges" are reflected in annual corporate bonuses and raises.
In McDonald's first-time collaborations with the Alexander Doll Company and the Matchbox unit of Mattel, miniature versions of the classic Madame Alexander dolls and an exclusively designed series of 50th Anniversary Matchbox cars will be offered in McDonald's Happy Meals and Mighty Kids Meals.
Beginning Friday, March 29th, and running through April 25th, McDonald's customers coast-to-coast will find a new chicken item on the menu —Chicken Select Strips.
McDonald's Corporation said it expects first quarter 2002 earnings per share to be $.29–$.30, excluding certain charges.
As part of its "Smile'' campaign, McDonald's Corp. says it will debut a brand spot during the Academy Awards broadcast with a timeless storyline and big screen-style cinematography.
Beginning March 8, McDonald's restaurants nationwide will salute the Walt Disney World "100 Years of Disney Magic" celebration with a full-scale promotion, including a parade of 100 Disney character Happy Meal toys and a set of four special edition commemorative glasses.
Olympic greats Mike Eruzione and Johann Olav Koss joined McDonald's World Champion Crew for the dedication of a new Salt Lake City Ronald McDonald House, an apartment Facility Exclusively Designed for long-term care.
It might not be an official Olympic competition, but building Big Mac sandwiches at lightning speed had all the ingredients of a world-class sporting event today in Salt Lake City.
Jack M. Greenberg, chairman and CEO of McDonald's Corporation, promoted Jim Skinner to president and COO of the McDonald's Restaurant Group, with operating accountability for the company's more than 29,000 hamburger restaurants in 121 countries
Reuters is reporting that U.S. fast-food chain McDonald's temporarily shut two stores in Sydney on Tuesday after a number of its outlets in Australia's largest city received suspicious envelopes containing white powder.
The December issue of Worth magazine names Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), a nonprofit, 501(c)3 dedicated to improving the health and well being of children worldwide, one of "America's 100 Best Charities."
McDonald's looks to help American families save for kids' college education through a new gift certificate program.
McDonald's and Toys "R" Us are inviting customers to take a walk down "Animal Alley" this holiday season and celebrate the introduction of a new one-of-a-kind Happy Meal.
McDonald's Chairman and CEO Jack M. Greenberg today discussed the company's 2002 outlook and announced a $5 billion share repurchase program.