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McDonald's Poised to Rival Starbucks Nationwide Starting Today

2009-05-05 The chain's McCafe menu items will now be served from coast to coast, marking its biggest product launch in 30 years.

SoCal McDonald's Stores Introduce McCafe Brews

2009-05-05 The espresso-based lineup will be available for $2.29 and up.

Philly McDonald's Host Hiring Day

2009-04-30 Attendees will be able to apply for available jobs at the May 5 event.

Kidz Bop Hits McDonald's Happy Meals

2009-04-24 Each Happy Meal will come with one of eight CDs with four hit Kidz Bop songs on it.

McDonald's Celebrates Earth Day

2009-04-20 The burger chain's headquarters is awarded LEED certification.

Have a Cup of Joe on Us

2009-04-20 Canadian McDonald's locations are launching a two-week promotion to introduce its Premium Roast coffee.

McCafe Lineup Comes to Tri-State McDonald's

2009-04-16 New York coffee drinkers can finally get their fix at the Golden Arches.

U.S. Bank Offers McDonald's Franchisees Its Own Lending Program

2009-04-14 The program will be available to U.S. franchisees starting mid-April.

Wells Fargo Cuts McDonald's Franchisees a Deal

2009-04-14 The company will offer franchisees financing for acquisitions, rebuilds and relocations, equipment purchases, and more.

McDonald's Reponds to Concerns about Sustainable Potato Farming

2009-03-31 The company will conduct a survey of current pesticide practices and share the key findings with its suppliers.