McDonalds The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on McDonalds en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:41:00 GMT Dunkin' Donuts Debuts Dark-Roast Coffee for the First Time Ever As the coffee market heats up, Dunkin' Donuts is finally serving up dark-roast brew. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:41:00 GMT Kate Taylor How Planet Fitness Aims to Become the McDonald's of Gym Franchises Affordable, streamlined and closing in on 1,000 locations – can Chris Rondeau turn Planet Fitness into a mega-chain of McGyms? Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever From New Coke to the Apple Newton, a look at high-profile products that flopped. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT Drake Baer McDonald's Tests a 60-Second Drive-Thru Guarantee In a bid to speed up service, McDonald's is promising customers in South Florida free food if they don't get their meals served up in under a minute. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:55:00 GMT Kate Taylor Regulator Names McDonald's a 'Joint Employer' The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' – a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor The Restaurants Business Travelers Love the Most (Infographic) Chick-fil-A and Chipotle are two of the hottest brands in food right now. Here's how they're cashing in on travelers' tastes. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation Officials believe the American-owned food supplier in China purposefully sold expired chicken to chains including McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor The 3 Fundamentals of Wildly Successful Brands Those "cult'' brands that sell without apparent effort share some basics, regardless of product or market. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT Pratik Dholakiya Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week Legal battles with franchisees, expired meat and another disappointing quarterly report: it's already been a hard week for McDonald's. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:00 GMT Kate Taylor McDonald's, KFC Embroiled in China Food Safety Scare A supplier to the fast-food chains in China has been accused of using expired meat and allowing unhygienic practices. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:36:00 GMT CNBC Staff Franchisees in Puerto Rico Claim McDonald's Broke FTC Rule In letting McDonald's biggest franchisee open up shops in Puerto Rico, local franchisees say the fast-food giant violated FTC rules. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:48:00 GMT Kate Taylor Survey: McDonald's Has the Worst Burger in America In the battle of the chain restaurants, Consumer Reports found that customers were sick of many of fast food mega-chains' specialties. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:26:00 GMT Kate Taylor McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead Can fast food get faster? McDonald's is trying to speed up with tech, testing a new order-ahead and payment app in Georgia. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:03:00 GMT Kate Taylor How McDonald's Made Me a Better Businessman The fast-food franchise king served up long-lasting lessons to the eventual founder of Edible Arrangements. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT Tariq Farid Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry Red Book Connect's solutions for the four biggest issues restaurants face are already embraced by large numbers of businesses. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT Adam Toren McDonald's U.S. Sales Slump Continues While global same-store sales increased 0.9 percent, U.S. sales were down 1 percent in May. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:38:00 GMT Kate Taylor McDonald's to Refranchise 1,500 Restaurants The burger chain is making a big refranchising push in the next two years, primarily outside the U.S. Thu, 29 May 2014 14:50:00 GMT Kate Taylor Fast-Food Breakfast Buzz Boosts Egg Whites' Prices The growing breakfast market and competition for health-conscious customers combine to create an explosion in demand for egg whites. Wed, 28 May 2014 16:42:00 GMT Kate Taylor McDonald's Introduces Its Creepiest Mascot Ever The burger chain's new mascot: a Happy Meal with a terrifyingly toothy grin. Tue, 20 May 2014 14:55:00 GMT Kate Taylor With Burger King's Slogan Swap, You Can't 'Have It Your Way' Anymore Burger King is ditching its 40-year-old slogan in favor of the updated 'Be Your Way.' Mon, 19 May 2014 21:02:00 GMT Kate Taylor