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Happy Over Healthy

2011-10-27 It began in 2005 with Cookie Monster admitting cookies are only a “sometimes food,” and now McDonald’s is taking the reigns in teaching children why n...

Cities vs. States vs. You

2011-10-27 Earlier this year, the city of Cleveland banned added trans fats at restaurants citywide.

It’s Back: McRib Hits McDonald’s Menus Nationwide

2011-10-24 Boneless pork and barbecue-sauce-loving fans have reason to rejoice today.

McDonald's Honored for Equal Opportunity and Diversity

2011-10-19 McDonald’s Corporation and vice chairman and CEO Jim Skinner were selected as the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law’s 12th Annual A.

Technomic Aims to Help Operators Get Into BRIC

2011-10-19 In an industry where domestic growth has been elusive, U.S.-based restaurant chains are attempting to evolve into truly global brands, reaching emergi...

McDonald's VP Added to NRA Board of Directors

2011-10-05 The National Restaurant Association added Steven Hilton, vice president of government relations for McDonald’s Corporation, to its Board of Directors.

It's Back: McDonald's Launches 19th Season of Monopoly

2011-09-26 The Monopoly Game at McDonald's is back in nearly 14,000 U.S.

Fast Food Still Gets the Love on Social Media

2011-09-08 Despite the negative headlines that the fast food industry tends to generate, a new report shows that the vast majority of opinions about the industry...

McDonald's Europe Welcomes New President

2011-08-18 McDonald's Corporation Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner today announced that Steve Easterbrook will resign as president of McDonald's Europe effect...

Franchising Remains Dependable Growth Strategy

2011-08-12 As the restaurant industry seeks growth during a sluggish economic recovery, a new report by Technomic and Restaurant Finance Monitor finds franchisin...