The true origin story behind McDonald's

Feb 9, 2017
Journalist Lisa Napoli joined us to talk about the inaccuracies in Michael Keaton's "The Founder."
The exterior of a McDonald's restaurant from the '70s.
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'The Founder' tells the contentious story of how McDonald's became a fast-food giant

Jan 17, 2017
Director John Lee Hancock tells us how Ray Kroc, played by Michael Keaton, helped the McDonalds brothers expand before buying them out.
Director John Lee Hancock on the set of "The Founder" with actor Michael Keaton.
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What the Big Mac creator's legacy has to do with exchange rates

Dec 2, 2016
Burgernomics, a global study comparing currency, was inspired by the hit burger.

Should ad agencies have their pay linked to performance?

Sep 16, 2016
McDonald's new ad agency will be paid according to how much business increases.
McDonald's new deal with Omnicon will include some aspect of pay-for-performance.
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McDonald's is no longer putting fitness trackers in Happy Meals

Aug 17, 2016
Update: As quickly as they came, the trackers are gone.
Children from the Cantagalo 'favela' community enjoy happy meals at McDonalds before heading to the Olympic Rugby 7's on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
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Carpool Karaoke takes McDonalds for a ride

Jun 22, 2016
CBS Late Late Show host James Corden and musician Selena Gomez go for some Carpool Karaoke and pick up McDonalds product placement along the way.
Selena Gomez and James Corden at a McDonald's drive thru during the Carpool Karaoke segment. 
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Domino's charged with wage theft in New York

May 24, 2016
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman accuses Domino's of being a 'joint employer' with franchisees and responsibility for labor violations.
A Domino's Pizza in Miami, Florida, 2004.
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McDonald's is testing a healthier Chicken McNuggets recipe

Apr 27, 2016
The fast food chain is going natural in an attempt to address consumers' demand for higher quality food.
McDonald's is trying out a new McNugget recipe in hopes of attracting customers who are turning away from highly-processed foods.
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