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The Scripps Research Institute, McDonald’ Align to Fight Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

2006-09-14 McDonald's will donate $2 million toward funding solutions for critical health issues affecting children worldwide.

McDonald's Announces Management Changes

2006-08-23 Mike Roberts resigns as McDonald's Corp.'s president and COO. Ralph Alvarez, former president of McDonald's USA, will succeed Roberts in the president and COO role.

McDonald's to Roll Out Mobile Couponing

2006-08-08 McDonald's has selected Enpocket to facilitate an upcoming direct response marketing campaign through mobile couponing in the New York City area...

McDonald's Introduces New Snack

2006-08-01 McDonald's new $1.29 Snack Wrap features chicken breast meat wrapped in tortilla.

McDonald's Reports Strong Q2 Sales and Preliminary EPS Growth

2006-07-17 McDonald's global comparable sales increased 5.5 for the second quarter, while preliminary second quarter earnings per share are expected to be about $0.67.

McDonald's Bulgaria Transfers to a Developmental Licensee Structure

2006-07-14 McDonald's first DL franchisees in Bulgaria include veteran McDonald's Bulgaria employee, Ivan Lissikov, and Svetozar Janevski and Zoran Matlievsk, both longstanding DL franchisees of McDonald's Macedonia.

McDonald's to Sponsor FIFA World Cup Through 2014

2006-07-08 McDonald's today announced its sponsorship renewal as FIFA World Cup Sponsor with FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association), the world governing body of football, through 2014.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering

2006-05-19 Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. announced that McDonald's Ventures, LLC and certain of its other stockholders have agreed to sell 4,197,331 shares of its class A common stock, par value $.01 per share, at a price of $61.50 per share. McDonald's Ventures, LLC has agreed to sell 4,100,000 shares.

McDonald's Announces Global Moms Panel

2006-05-09 McDonald’s has named a team of moms from around the world to serve on its first Global Moms Panel. Representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives, the women will provide input and guidance on a broad range of topics to help the company better serve the needs of moms and families both inside and outside its restaurants worldwide.

McDonald's Says Los Angeles Times Story Misleading

2006-05-08 McDonald's asserts that today's Los Angeles Times story about the dissolution of the McDonald's / Disney alliance is "based on Hollywood heresay from unnamed sources, and the entire premise is a misrepresentation of the truth."...