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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.

Alvarez Joins McDonald's Board of Directors

2008-01-24 Alvarez fills the vacancy created by the passing of board member Edward Brennan last month.

McDonald's Momentum Continues

2007-12-10 The company's global comparable sales rose 8.2 percent in November.

McDonald's Long-Time CMO Retires

2007-11-29 William "Bill" Lamar, Jr. spent 20 years with the company and plans to retire at the end of the first quarter of 2008...

McDonald's Raises Millions for World Children's Day

2007-11-20 Celebrities help honor five Ronald McDonald House Charities heroes from around the world.

McDonald's Reports Strong October Sales

2007-11-08 Global comparable sales were up 6.9 percent while U.S. comparable sales increased 5.4 percent.