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The Real Connection
Brands invest in complex metrics to establish the real value of their social media channels.
The Evolution of Farm to Table
Getting food from the supplier to the menu has never been more complicated. Here’s what you need to know about the evolving supply chain.
Tale of Two Brands
McDonald’s used to own a majority stake in Chipotle. Now it might be losing its status as top industry influencer to Steve Ells & Co.
Why is McDonald’s Still Struggling?
November comparable sales were worse than expected. So what’s wrong with McDonald’s?
An Undesirable Consequence
Some say misguided pro-labor push could threaten the franchise model.
Anatomy of a Marketing Campaign
A breakdown of what makes a successful campaign, as seen through the lens of four quick-service marketing efforts.
The House Ronald McDonald Built
As McDonald’s ramps up its corporate social responsibility efforts, it’s trying to figure out a way to put the 40-year-old Ronald McDonald House front and center.
The Alternative to New Products
Too much product innovation can hurt a brand’s image. Here are four other ways quick-service brands can drum up buzz.
McDonald’s Lesson in Recycling
Brand partners with recycling label program to drive sustainability message.
Courting Calorie Counters
Making it easier for customers to watch their weight can be smart business.
For Subway and Dunkin' Donuts, Simple is Best
For three years running, the quick-service segment, including Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts, and McDonald’s, is considered one of the simplest industries by ...
Chefs Use McDonald's Ingredients for Charity
McDonald’s of the Greater Bay Area invited three well-known Bay Area chefs to use the very same ingredients you would find in your local McDonald’s to...
Monopoly at McDonald's Returns with One-in-Four Odds
The Monopoly Game at McDonald's is back for the 20th edition in nearly 14,000 U.S.
McDonald's to Host Family Health & Safety Day in Arizona
McDonald's restaurants throughout greater Phoenix and northern Arizona will host Family Health & Safety Day, September 29, at 9 a.m., an unprecede...
McDonald's Plays Ahead of Nutrition Curve
Though impending federal legislation will soon require all 20-plus-unit chains to post calorie info on menus, many were shocked that McDonald’s was on...
Starbucks Holds $87.4M in Impact Media Value
Starbucks is the top quick-service restaurant brand with $87.4 million of Impact Media Value according to General Sentiment’s Q2 2012 QSR MediaMatch r...
Beverages Spur Growth for McDonald's in Q2
During McDonald’s second-quarter earnings call, CEO Don Thompson told investors the quick serve is growing market share through innovative beverage pr...
Bacon Sundae Boosts BK's Quality Perception
Burger King's new summer menu of barbecue offerings and a much-talked-about bacon sundae dessert, which debuted in the U.S.
McDonald's Named Most Effective Brand
For the second year in a row, fast food giant McDonald's was named the most effective brand in the Effie Effectiveness Index, which was released today...
McDonald’s Selects HME as Supplier of the Year
McDonald’s selected HM Electronics, Inc. (HME) as its 2011 Equipment Supplier of the Year.
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