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10 Facts About Big Mac Inventor Michael James Delligatti
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10 Facts About Big Mac Inventor Michael James Delligatti

The McDonald's franchise owner died at 98 this week.
Nina Zipkin
McDonald's Will Soon Have Self-Serve Kiosks and Mobile Ordering in U.S. Stores
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McDonald's Will Soon Have Self-Serve Kiosks and Mobile Ordering in U.S. Stores

About 500 of McDonald's more than 14,000 restaurants have made the changes with Florida, New York and Southern California the first regions to adopt the new format.
How 3 Clever Restaurateurs Turned McDonald's Into a Price-Simplifying Worldwide Phenomenon
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How 3 Clever Restaurateurs Turned McDonald's Into a Price-Simplifying Worldwide Phenomenon

Launched by Mac and Dick McDonald in 1948, then purchased by Ray Kroc in 1961, McDonald's is the quintessential example of a business that used a price simplifying model.
Richard Koch
McDonald's Is Finally Catching Up to Other Fast Food Chains in One Big Way
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McDonald's Is Finally Catching Up to Other Fast Food Chains in One Big Way

Cutting down on customer wait times and improving order accuracy has been a main focus of the company's turnaround over the last year.
Hayley Peterson
McDonald's to Sell a Bigger Big Mac -- and a Less Big, Big Mac?
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McDonald's to Sell a Bigger Big Mac -- and a Less Big, Big Mac?

The chain plans to serve up some different options early next year.
Nina Zipkin
Creepy Clown Panic Forces Ronald McDonald Into Witness Protection Program
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Creepy Clown Panic Forces Ronald McDonald Into Witness Protection Program

America has super-sized its rainbow-wigged wig out.
Dan Bova
McDonald's Japan Shares Soar, to Collaborate on Pokémon Go Soon
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McDonald's Japan Shares Soar, to Collaborate on Pokémon Go Soon

The stock jumped as much as 7.4 percent to 3,775 yen, its highest since 2001.
Starbucks the Latest to Block Pornography from Public Wi-Fi Networks
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Starbucks the Latest to Block Pornography from Public Wi-Fi Networks

Anti-pornography organizations have declared victory for their "National Porn Free Wi-Fi" campaign.
Grace Reader
Pokémon Gamers Could Soon be Flocking to McDonald's
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Pokémon Gamers Could Soon be Flocking to McDonald's

Coders find strings that indicate potential partnership between Niantic/Nintendo and McDonald's.
Grace Reader
McDonald's Wins EU 'MacCoffee' Trademark Dispute
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McDonald's Wins EU 'MacCoffee' Trademark Dispute

The case underscores the battle between brand names and so-called free-riders who might benefit from the marketing spent on brands without bearing the same costs.
McDonald's Could Fetch Up to $3 Billion for China and Hong Kong Stores
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McDonald's Could Fetch Up to $3 Billion for China and Hong Kong Stores

The U.S. fast food company had announced in March it was reorganizing its Asian operations by bringing in partners who would own the restaurants within a franchise business.
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Ray Kroc, a milkshake mixer salesman, ventured to California in 1954 to visit McDonald's hamburger stand, where he heard they were running eight mixers at once. Kroc was impressed by how rapidly customers were served and, seeing an opportunity to sell many more milkshake machines, encouraged brothers Dick and Mac McDonald to open a chain of their restaurants. Kroc became their business partner and opened the first McDonald's in Des Plaines, Illinois in 1955. McDonald's and the Golden Arches have since become an internationally-recognized symbol of quick-service hamburgers, fries, chicken, breakfast items, salads and milkshakes.

McDonald's is ranked #9 on Entrepreneur's 2013 Franchise 500® listing.

Here are some of our most popular McDonald's articles:

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231148

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230530

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230704

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229959

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230554

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