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How corporate layoffs will affect McDonald's

A Deeper Dive: Mike Halen, senior restaurant and foodservice analyst with Bloomberg Intelligence, joins the podcast to talk about McDonald’s, Burger King and Patrick Doyle.

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What are we to make of the situations at major burger chains these days?

This week’s episode of the Restaurant Business podcast A Deeper Dive features Michael Halen, senior restaurant and foodservice analyst with Bloomberg Intelligence, to discuss what’s going on with McDonald’s and Burger King, in particular.

McDonald’s recently laid off hundreds of employees around the world, closing its U.S. field offices and eliminating its two-zone field office structure. This, despite the company’s generally strong results. We discuss those layoffs and what they mean to the company.

We also talk about Burger King, which has struggled with bankruptcy filings and restaurant closures of late. And we talk about the potential impact that former Domino’s CEO Patrick Doyle could have on the chain and its parent company Restaurant Brands International.

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