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Are You a Man of McCafe?

2010-09-27 McDonald's is on the search along with AOL Blackvoices to find the 2011 Men of McCafe. ...

McDonald's Lines Up New Executive VP

2010-08-24 Steve Easterbrook promoted from president and CEO of McDonald's United Kingdom and president of Europe's Northern Division to McDonald's executive vice president and global chief brand officer.

Wendy's, In-N-Out Win Big in Zagat Survey

2010-08-16 Wendy's takes Top Food crown among chains with more than 5,000 units, while In-N-Out is tops in the less-than-5,000 category.

Council of Chain Restaurants Chief Will Retire

2010-08-13 Jack Whipple has 34 years of service to the industry under his belt, including 25 years with McDonald's Corporation.

McDonald's Shrinks Its Angus Burger

2010-08-10 Third Pounder will now be offered in Snack Wrap form as the Deluxe, Bacon & Cheese, or Mushroom & Swiss.

Advertiser Celebrates Year No. 35 With McDonald's

2010-08-09 Fahlgren Advertising has been the agency of record for McDonald’s Restaurants in parts of Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, and Michigan since 1975.

Let the Smoothie Wars Begin

2010-08-06 Jamba Juice CMO says the chain's Cheeseburger Chill "commercial" was not a slight on McDonald's and its new line of smoothies. In fact, she says, Jamba welcomes McDonald's to the segment.

Canadians: Big Mac is Better than ...

2010-07-21 The love of the McDonald's iconic burger is intense for 1.3 million Canadians. Find out just how deep it goes.

Five Guys Triumphs as Consumer Favorite, Study Says

2010-07-16 Market Force Information report shows that Five Guys is preferred consumer quick serve, followed by Panera and Chick-fil-A.

McDonald's Axes Smoothie Event

2010-07-16 McCafé Real Fruit Smoothie sampling event that was to be held July 22-24 is now canceled.