industry headlines

McDonald's Appoints New Director of Nutrition

2008-06-04 McDonald's USA announces that Dr. Cynthia M. Goody has joined the company as director of nutrition.

From the Floor: Jim Skinner Calls for Industry Collaboration

2008-05-19 McDonald's CEO stresses collaboration in the restaurant industry in combating issues such as employee turnover, menu labeling, and food safety.

McDonald's Gets Help from Sandra Lee

2008-05-09 Food Network Emmy-nominated television star Sandra Lee and McDonald's New York Tri-State Area restaurants are holding an exclusive tasting of their latest (Southern) menu additions.

McDonald's Takes Southern Style Chicken System-Wide

2008-05-06 McDonald's will offer customers the opportunity to try the Southern Style Chicken Biscuit and Sandwich during a nationwide sampling event on May 15.

McDonald's Operators Meet the President

2008-05-02 President Bush welcomed three of McDonald’s restaurant managers and Owner/Operators to the White House for an invitation-only reception today in celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.

McDonald's Welcomes Parents to Work

2008-04-23 Take Your Parent to Work Day was conceived by New York Tri-State Area McDonald's to celebrate the supportive parents that help make McDonald's Crew members the best in the business.

Fast Food Named One of the Fastest Growing Industries

2008-04-21 According to the 2008 BrandZ Top 100 Most Powerful Brands, the industry category continues to be one of the fastest growing in terms of brand value growth, rising by 27 percent over last year.

McDonald's Partners with Cellfire

2008-04-09 McDonald’s launches mobile phone discount promotion at 113 restaurants.

McDonald's Comparable Sales Up 11.7%

2008-03-10 Systemwide sales for McDonald's worldwide restaurants increased 19.9 percent in February, or 13.2 percent in constant currencies.

ParTech Named U.S. Tech Supplier of the Year

2008-02-04 McDonald's unveiled the award at its recent U.S. Technology Supplier Summit, an annual gathering of key U.S. McDonald's technology suppliers, held at its Oak Brook, Illinois, headquarters.