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  • Charlie Bell, formerly president and chief operating officer, is named McDonald's president and chief executive officer after the sudden death of Jim Cantalupo.
    As part of a just-announced "Lifestyles Platform," McDonald's will offer a Go Active! Adult Happy Meal, among other initiatives.
    Starbucks Coffee and Jim Beam Brands have reached an agreement to develop, manufacture, and market a Starbucks-branded premium coffee liqueur in the U.S.
    A location of the fast-casual chicken concept in Douglas, Georgia, is offering pre-paid cards as part of the meal plan at South Georgia College.
    For one month Soso Whaley will eat three meals a day at McDonald's in hopes of proving she can not only maintain a healthy lifestyle, but also lose weight.
    PepsiCo pledges $82,500 to the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, bringing its three-year commitment to more than $200,000.
    Quick-casual concept Cosi and Federated Department Stores have announced a deal to open 10 restaurants this summer and fall at Macy's stores.
    The Asian concept had the chance to feed celebrities at the 2nd annual TV Land Awards, which celebrates timeless television shows and stars.
    A couple months ago, Long John Silver's promised America free "giant shrimp" if NASA found evidence of an ocean on Mars. Well, guess what?
    McDonald's plans to roll out several changes to its Happy Meal program this year, creating what the company hopes will be a "Happy Meal Experience" for mothers and their kids.
    Starbucks Coffee Company, through its Hear Music brand, has launched a "music delivery experience" that allows customers to burn CDs while they drink coffee.