McDonald’s adds new perks for employees as fast-food chains battle for workers (MCD)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images McDonald’s is debuting new career and academic advising tools for workers, the fast-food giant announced on Tuesday.  The move follows McDonald’s announcement earlier this year that it plans to triple employee tuition assistance.  Fast-food chains are looking for creative solutions to win over workers as competition for labor heats up.  McDonald’s is […]

McDonald’s quietly killed its best deal as fast-food chains battle to win over budget shoppers (MCD)

Hollis Johnson McDonald’s cut the Happy Meal from its $ 1 $ 2 $ 3 menu.  Previously, the $ 3 Happy Meal was one of the best deals you could get at McDonald’s, representing a discount of up to 25%.  The change comes as McDonald’s and fast-food rivals grapple with how to best win over budget-conscious customers. […]

McDonald’s trials first-ever reservation service in new ‘luxury restaurant’ – how to book

McDonald’s is getting an upgrade by launching its first reservation-only restaurant in the UK. Following the success of its table service rollout, the trial run will take place in the Kensington High Street branch. Customers who visit the Kensington McDonald’s will be able to reserve a VIP table by signing up online in advance. The […]

Daily Podcast: Chris Gets Quoted, The Grudge, Meet Jimmy, Star Wars, Fargo, McDonalds, Netflix, & Spider-Verse

On the August 3, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista discuss the latest film and TV news, including The Grudge remake, Meet Jimmy, Star Wars Episode 9, Fargo Season 4, the McDonalds Monopoly Fraud movie, Netflix Calibrated mode, and Kraven the […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Jim and Liz McDonald’s dead daughter ALIVE in comeback twist?

Corrie’s writers have been hard at work on finding a way to bring Jim McDonald (played by Charles Lawson) and his wife, Liz (Beverley Callard) back to the cobbles. However, what fans didn’t know was that they were planning on bringing back the whole family. It had been believed that their daughter, Katie, had died […]

Pictures show Paris erupting during May Day rally, with protesters torching a McDonald’s

Getty A group of masked anarchists dressed mostly in black clothing hijacked a May Day rally in Paris on Tuesday, torching a vehicle, a McDonald’s, looting stores, and throwing cobble stones at riot police, according to Reuters.  About 1,200 protesters from the far-left anarchist groups known as Black Blocs took over the rally, which was organized […]

McDonald’s Big Mac is America’s essential burger (MCD)

Hollis Johnson When it comes to the classic fast-food burger, nothing comes close to the Big Mac at McDonald’s. Like blue jeans and the iPhone, it has become a symbol of American culture around the world. The Big Mac’s main competitors are “better burger” chains like Shake Shack. This year marks half a century of […]

11 McDonald’s menu items that ended up being total failures

Associated Press McDonald’s menu items have been hit or miss over the several decades of its existence. Customers used to be able to order their meals super-sized, but a documentary revealed how terrible it was on the body so the fast food chain stopped. Onion Nuggets came out before McNuggets but they were unpopular with […]

I visited the campus that McDonald’s is trying to convince Amazon to buy before it’s abandoned — here’s why that’s an amazing idea for both companies (MCD, AMZN)

Kate Taylor McDonald’s is leaving its longtime headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois, this spring. The fast-food giant’s more than 100 acres of land in the Chicago suburb is one site that has been proposed for Amazon’s second headquarters project, called HQ2. Business Insider visited the headquarters and saw why McDonald’s soon-to-be-abandoned campus could be a […]

McDonald’s celebrate International Women’s Day by flipping their iconic Golden Arches

McDonald’s are celebrating International Women’s Day today with a major stunt. The fast food chain have turned their iconic Golden Arches upside down so that they read “W” for women. They have rolled out the altered logo across their social media, and 100 locations in the US feature special “packaging, crew shirts and hats and […]