Are you afraid of the potato cartel?

Jun 17, 2013
A giant grocery wholesaler is accusing a giant potato growers association of fixing prices.
Posted In: potatoes, idaho, McDonald's, price fixing, food and drink

Nine-year-old gives McDonald's CEO a talking to

May 24, 2013
Hannah Robertson showed up at the McDonald's shareholder meeting with her mother yesterday, and lined up at the mic during Q&A time.
Posted In: McDonald's

Does McDonald's have too many items on the menu?

May 23, 2013
Fewer choices might speed up service and put the 'fast' back into 'fast food', and it just might help you enjoy your burger more.
Posted In: McDonald's, fast food, food and drink

McDonald's demands swifter service with a smile

Apr 11, 2013
McDonald’s faces rising complaints about unfriendly and slow service. So the burger reportedly plans to get employees to step on the accelerator and turn up the charm.
Posted In: fast food, McDonald's, customer service

McDonald's expands menu with a Fish Mc...

Feb 4, 2013
The fast-food chain offers Fish McBites, with fewer calories and certification that the fish is caught sustainably.
Posted In: McDonald's, sustainability, Food, fast food, fish

Is the dollar menu good for McDonald's bottom line?

Jan 23, 2013
Cheap food draws customers, but also cuts into profits.
Posted In: fast food, McDonald's, Arby's

Small talk: A breakup museum, Apple's pinch-and-zoom, McFlurry misconduct

Dec 21, 2012
The Dinner Party serves up news that didn't quite make the headlines -- perfect for your dinner party conversations this weekend.
Posted In: McDonald's, humor, apple

McDonald's plans to stay open on Christmas Day

Dec 18, 2012
McDonald's is telling franchisees to open this year on Christmas Day. Staying open on Thanksgiving this year gave a nice boost to McDonald's sales, and they'd love a repeat performance.
Posted In: Retail, McDonald's, holidays

The Romneys love McDonald's

Nov 30, 2012
The late George Romney had a card entitling him to free burgers for life.
Posted In: McDonald's, Mitt Romney

Why fast-food workers struggle to unionize

Nov 29, 2012
A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Posted In: McDonald's, strike, protests, union, fast food, labor