Golden Arches going back to basics

Annie Baxter Apr 22, 2016
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McDonald's classic Big Mac is about to come in different varieties. JOERG KOCH/AFP/Getty Images

Golden Arches going back to basics

Annie Baxter Apr 22, 2016
McDonald's classic Big Mac is about to come in different varieties. JOERG KOCH/AFP/Getty Images
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McDonald’s first-quarter earnings have beat expectations.

The burger giant announced it made $1.23 per share, with revenue hitting $5.9 billion.

McDonald’s seems to be pulling out of its sales slump. Analysts said menu simplification and a focus on core competencies, like breakfast items, are helping to turn the fast food giant around. The company is also about to test new variations on the Big Mac, which include the Grand Mac and the Mac Jr.

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