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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.

Legal Concerns Break Tomato Labor Deals

2007-11-05 Yum! Brands and McDonald's agreements with the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange are now considered moot.

Parents Group Scolds McD's for 'Selling Sex'

2007-10-17 The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood demands McDonald's pull its My Scene Barbie Happy Meal program.

McDonald's Donates to Philadelphia Schools

2007-10-16 The company's Go Active! Awards grants money to area schools and encourages balanced active lifestyles in kids.

Jury Deciding McDonald's Hoax Case

2007-10-05 Jury in Kentucky weighs liability in strip-search phone hoax at a McDonald's restaurant in 2004.

McDonald's Comeback Surprises Experts

2007-09-24 McDonald's continues to enjoy surge, thanks to improved menus, marketing, and management.