industry headlines

Ralcorp Wins McDonald's Supplier Award

2008-10-27 The frozen bakery treats company was named U.S. Supplier of the Year.

Skinner: McDonald's is 'Recession Resistant'

2008-10-22 The company posts a 7.1 percent increase in global same-store sales for its third quarter.

McDonald's Seeks All-American Achievers

2008-10-14 The program motivates 7th and 8th graders to excel academically and encourages character development and community service.

Premium McD's Coffee in San Diego

2008-09-12 The new offerings will include espresso-based McCafe Coffees.

McDonald's Sees Global Sales Rise

2008-09-09 Global comparable sales increased 8.5 percent in August, while systemwide sales for McDonald's worldwide restaurants rose 14.1 percent.

Wendy's Counters McDonald's Struggling $1 Menu

2008-09-02 As the Meatatarians take on the Dollar Menunaires, the nation waits to see which quick-serve’s double cheeseburger will survive.

McDonald's Partners with Lucasfilm Ltd.

2008-08-14 Together are promoting a Star Wars: The Clone Wars-themed Happy Meal experience.

McDonald's Menu Focuses Pay Off

2008-08-08 The company experienced a 6.7 percent comparable U.S. sales increase in July.

America's Worst Restaurants For Kids Revealed

2008-08-04 Eat This, Not That! authors grade 43 national chains; 6 receive an "F."...

Chip Makers Settle Calif. Suit

2008-08-04 Four potato chip makers promised to slash levels of cancer-causing acrylamide in products over three-year period.