McDonald's Corp said it will stop reporting monthly same-store sales after June, becoming the latest major U.S. retailer to stop reporting the closely watched indicator to gauge overall spending trends and a company's financial health.
LOS ANGELES - McDonald's Corp, which is testing a variety of new food products as part of a major turnaround effort, on Wednesday said nine southern California restaurants are trying out breakfast bowls made with what is becoming a state dietary staple: kale.
SHANGHAI - Beijing authorities have fined U.S.-based J.R. Simplot's China processing unit, which supplies frozen french fries to McDonald's Corp, 3.92 million yuan ($632,370) for water pollution, state media and Simplot said.
LOS ANGELES - McDonald's Corp., working to revive U.S. sales amid fierce competition, is testing "TasteCrafted," a more modest version of its custom sandwich program that will cost franchisees less to install and can be offered through drive-thru windows.
McDonald's Corp's decision last week to phase out human antibiotics from its U.S. chicken supply will add to costs of production in a tight-margin business that are likely to be borne mostly by poultry companies.
P.J. Huffstutter and Lisa Baertlein
March 09, 2015
McDonald's Corp's U.S. restaurants will gradually stop buying chicken raised with antibiotics vital to fighting human infections, the most aggressive step by a major food company to force chicken producers to change practices in the fight against dangerous "superbugs".
Lisa Baertlein and P.J. Huffstutter
March 04, 2015
Wal-Mart had earlier made move
McDonald’s and Target dropped one of the nation’s largest egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video of the egg producer’s farms in three states.
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