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Burger King Ignites Spam War With Rival

2007-06-11 Hoping to cash in on Hawaii's love affair with the pinkish meat product, Burger King Corp. last month began offering Spam for breakfast.

McDonald's Early-Morning Campaigns Take Home Top Honors

2007-06-08 McDonald's campaigns garner top prizes at the 39th Annual Effie Awards for advertising.

Zagat Reveals Results of Fast-Food Survey

2007-05-11 Wendy's and Panera Bread Co. are voted most popular.

McDonald's Global Sales Increase

2007-05-08 McDonald's Corporation announced today that global comparable sales rose 4.8% in April.

McDonald's Strong Q1 Report - Selling 1600 Restaurants

2007-04-23 McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) announced strong operating results for the first quarter on Friday.

McDonald's Introduces New Salad

2007-04-17 For a limited time, the company will add a new Southwest Salad to its existing Premium Salad program for a suggested price of $4.29.

McDonald's Reports Global Sales Growth

2007-04-13 Global comparable sales rose 8.2 percent in March and 6.3 percent for the quarter.

McDonald's China Labor Update

2007-04-10 Guangdong government agency says McDonald's has been in compliance all along on wage and labor practices.

Farmworkers Win With McDonald's

2007-04-10 Coalition of Immokalee Workers ends two-year campaign against McDonald's.

McDonald’s, KFC Could Allow Chinese Unions

2007-04-07 Amid allegations that McDonald’s and KFC restaurants in China have been underpaying employees, the two fast food companies are expected to allow the establishment of labor unions,...