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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.

McDonald's to Feature Spy Gear Happy Meals

2008-07-22 Kids can collect official Spy Gear gadgets with the purchase of a Happy Meal or Mighty Kids Meal.

Winner of McDonald's Big Mac Chant-off Announced

2008-07-22 Winner's remix of jingle to be featured in national McDonald's TV commercial.

McDonald’s Honored for “Green” Efforts

2008-07-02 Corporation's "green" efforts featured in new "Clear Air Counts" outdoor billboard campaign.