December 3, 2012 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try McDonald's new CBO sandwich. CBO stands for "Cheddar, Bacon, Onion," but they have to put an asterisk after "Cheddar," because it's not really cheese. We don't know why they don't have to put an asterisk after "food."
November 8, 2012 Sales at the chain's restaurants that have been open at least 13 months fell 1.8 percent in October. It's the first month-to-month decline for the fast-food giant in that important indicator since April 2003.
September 12, 2012 McDonald's moves ahead of the pack to place prominent calorie counts on its menu boards and rethinks those fried chicken nuggets kids love. It's part of a broader move the company is making to address health concerns.
September 4, 2012 McDonald's plans to open the first in a series of all-vegetarian restaurants in India next year. But rest assured, in most locations around the world, meat will stay on the menu.
June 22, 2012 McDonald's Canada Marketing Director Hope Bagozzi responds to a customer's question about how and why the famous McDonald's burgers looks better in front of the lens, and it becomes a YouTube sensation.
January 24, 2012 France, the land of haute cuisine, is McDonald's second most profitable market. That's partly because the company has figured out that to win over the French, it must encourage people to take their time while eating.
November 4, 2011 There's not a rib to be found inside the McRib sandwich, but that pork patty drenched in barbecue sauce represents one of the greater innovations in meat science of the last century.
July 26, 2011 McDonald's will begin rolling out new Happy Meals in September, downsizing the french fries and putting a fresh fruit or veggie in every box. As a result of the changes, the chain says it's cutting calories of its most popular Happy Meals by about 20 percent.
May 20, 2011 Activist shareholders pressed company management to halt marketing to kids, even asking the company to retire Ronald McDonald himself. And the question-and- answer period for shareholders got a little bit testy.
May 18, 2011 The push is the work of Corporate Accountability International, a nonprofit group that has campaigned against the marketing of bottled water, infant formula and Joe Camel. The challenge to McDonald's comes the day before the company's annual meeting.
May 16, 2011 McDonald's is replacing some of its cashiers in Europe with touch-screen terminals. Good idea?
March 7, 2011 Move over McDonald's, Subway coming through! The Wall Street Journal reports today that Subway now has more locations than McDonald's, the brand that personifies the fast food genre.