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

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

The largest collection of Happy Meal toys ever is hitting McDonald's restaurants on Friday, October 13, 2000.
McDonald's kicks off Founder's Week 2000, the chain's annual celebration of company founder Ray Kroc's birthday that focuses on giving back to communities.
U.S. Swimmer Jenny Thompson is the first Olympian from the Sydney 2000 Games to be featured in McDonald's "Olympic Smiles'' commercial which features historic smiling moments from some of America's most celebrated...
On September 12, McDonald's Board of Directors raised the company's annual common stock cash dividend to 21.5 cents per share, an increase of more than 10 percent from the 19.5 cents per share paid in 1999.
Jose Bove, a French farmer involved in protests against McDonald's and the World Trade Organization, was sentenced to three months in prison on September 13.
McDonald's Corporation is looking into accusations that City Toys, Ltd., a supplier of "Happy Meal" toys, employs underage, low-paid laborers.
McDonald's and Hasbro bring Hello Kitty® and Transformers(TM) Beast Machines to Happy Meals.
McDonald's restaurants in Chicago and Northwest Indiana are sponsoring the "Would you like some cash with that?" Scholarship Sweepstakes.
McDonald's highlights some of its latest initiatives on several fronts, highlighted by the June 30 introduction of a new tagline: "We love to see you smile."
McDonald's will bring the story of Sue—the largest and most complete T. rex ever discovered—to families and children across the country via two identical state-of-the-art traveling exhibits, which begin touring...
As McDonald's "We Love to See You Smile" campaign kicks off, watch for a new look and feel at its restaurants.
In 1965, while Sonny & Cher sang, "I Got You Babe," and the Beatles created a sensation with "Yesterday," after ten years of serving great food, it was obvious that McDonald's was "Your Kind of Place".
McDonald's Corporation and Accel-KKR, Inc. announced June 22 they have agreed to form eMac Digital, a new company designed to accelerate the development of global Internet related businesses.
Teenie Beanie Babies are back at McDonald's restaurants, marking the return of the most popular Happy Meal promotion in McDonald's history.
McDonald's restaurants nationwide are continuing a year-long program that will offer scholarship money to its youngest customers.
McDonald's announced June 6 its worldwide sponsorship of the Olympic Games for the 2001-2004 quadrennium.
McDonald's Corporation announced May 26 that it has completed its acquisition of the Boston Market business and has named two executiveofficers to lead the business, effective immediately.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona has approved the Plan of Reorganization of Boston Chicken, Inc. under which McDonald's Corporation will acquire the Boston Market business.
McDonald's Corporation reported June 9 that Systemwide sales for the first five months of 2000 were $16.167 billion, a 7% increase on a constant currency basis compared with the same period last year.
McDonald's is "hatching the world's largest fossil egg hunt" on Friday May 12 at the Museum of Natural History in Los Angeles.