While not being regarded as a joint employer, McDonald's has agreed for the first time to settle a lawsuit stemming from allegations directed at a franchisee, further blurring the lines of responsibility.
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A new test could spur the first significant change to the chain’s kids meal in over 30 years.

At first glance, the manager appears to be talking to himself. Into thin air, he asks what yesterday’s sales were. But then an answer comes, in a computerized voice from a speaker. That’s the vision...

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Strategic planning will be shifted to a new hire.
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Will the looming pumpkin shortage pose a problem for the many chains that bank on autumn LTOs?
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A device intended to promote kids' health was yanked after some users complained of skin irritation.
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Chicken McNuggets and other offerings will lose artificial preservatives, while buns will no longer contain high-fructose corn syrup.
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Units of the chain will serve biscuit and McMuffin sandwiches all day, as well as McGriddles.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the...