McDonald's

Financing

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The fast-food giant says plans to open its drive-thru beverage brand in Illinois this month, with nine more in Texas by the end of 2024.

Financing

McDonald's wants 50,000 restaurants by 2027

The burger giant plans to rapidly speed its unit growth in the coming years while it uses Google Cloud technology to connect restaurants and improve operations.

The company’s chicken business is “on par” with its beef business as Americans continue to devour more poultry. It plans more chicken products in the coming years.

Marketing Bites: McDonald’s has teamed up with Kerwin Frost to launch new limited edition adult happy meals. Dunkin’ and Martha Stewart launch martini glasses. And Kura Sushi introduces a new Bikkura Pon prize collection

The burger giant will own 48% of McDonald’s China after agreeing to acquire a stake owned by Carlyle.

The burger giant has teamed up with Crocs on a footwear line that features iconic characters like Grimace and Birdie.

The burger giant has been selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts out of its Kentucky restaurants for months. Now they’re apparently talking about an expansion.

The Bottom Line: The CEOs of the franchise giants decried the NLRB’s joint employer ruling but said that their brands have the strength to overcome them, anyway.

Working Lunch: A McDonald's in Connecticut is already charging that much for a combo featuring the signature sandwich. Might that become the threshold in the industry's largest restaurant market?

The Bottom Line: The burger giant remodeled just about all its locations between 2017 and 2020. That has given the company a leg up on competitors at a time when financing is simply not that available.

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