McDonald’s USA introduces new logo, packaging for new espresso beverages

OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD) relaunched its McCafé experience, introducing a new look, new café-quality espresso beverages and expanded retail offerings. The move is part of a commitment by McDonald’s to raise the bar for its customers by offering them All Day Breakfast, Chicken McNuggets® made with no artificial flavors, […]

McDonald’s supports Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts with $1 million donation to the American Red Cross

Company Also Announces Employee Match Program OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announces that it will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross in support of the relief and recovery efforts for families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. In addition, the company announced a $250,000 employee matching program. “In […]

McDonald’s completes partnership with CITIC and Carlyle to operate and manage McDonald’s businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong

OAK BROOK, IL and SHANGHAI, CHINA and HONG KONG, CHINA, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) (“McDonald’s”) today (Aug 8, 2017) announced the successful completion of a strategic partnership with CITIC Limited (SEHK: 00267) (“CITIC”), CITIC Capital Partners (“CITIC Capital”), and The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) (“Carlyle”). Ramping up a new era of […]

CITIC Limited, CITIC Capital, The Carlyle Group and McDonald’s create company that will act as McDonald’s Franchisee in mainland China and Hong Kong

New Partnership Will Become the Largest McDonald’s Franchisee Outside the United States OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CITIC Limited (SEHK: 00267) (“CITIC”), CITIC Capital Holdings (“CITIC Capital”), The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) (“Carlyle”) and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) (“McDonald’s”) today (Jan 8, 2017) announced the formation of a partnership and company […]

McDonald’s announces the retirement of its U.S. President Mike Andres; Chris Kempczinski to succeed

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) today (Aug 31, 2016) announces the retirement of U.S. President Mike Andres and the subsequent appointment of Chris Kempczinski, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and Innovation, to lead the U.S. business effective Jan. 1, 2017. “Mike has been relentless in his commitment […]

McDonald’s Olympics Kids celebrated the spirit of friendship at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

McDonald’s Olympics Kids celebrated the spirit of friendship at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony   RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s is honoring the spirit of friendship that is at the heart of the Olympic values by celebrating nearly 100 kids from around the world with a once-in-a-lifetime, and […]

McDonald’s will award five college-bound Hispanic high school seniors a $100,000 RMHC/HACER National Scholarship

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — To continue being part of the solution to close the education gap for Hispanic students in the U.S., Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), with the exclusive support of McDonald’s Hispanic owner/operators, will award five college-bound Hispanic high school seniors a $100,000 RMHC/HACER National Scholarship, increasing McDonald’s annual […]

McDonald’s Corp. to relocate its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018

Company Signs Lease at 1045 W. Randolph in Chicago’s West Loop and Will Relocate Its Headquarters by Spring of 2018 OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) today announced the move of its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018. The company signed a lease at 1045 […]

McDonald’s launches new salad blend

Red leaf lettuce and carrots added to all salads on McDonald’s menus nationwide Colorful cornucopia of rich green, ruby red and vibrant orange vegetables, elegant toppings, and choices galore in McDonald’s salads OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jun-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s today announced a new salad blend in its line-up of salads, which will now […]

What happens to Cuties when they’re no longer offered at McDonald’s?

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Picture something cute, small and with an orange coat. No, it isn’t a kitty… it is a Cutie! They are kid-sized citrus fruit that are fun to eat and easy to peel. From November through May Cuties are available as a fresh fruit side option for Happy […]

McDonald’s to provide shareholders with new rights of proxy access for director nominations

OAK BROOK, IL, 2015-10-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —  McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) today announced that its Board of Directors has amended the Company’s bylaws to provide shareholders with new rights of proxy access for director nominations. The changes, being made with the input and support of the Company’s shareholders, enable eligible McDonald’s shareholders to have their own […]

McDonald’s appointed two new senior management positions to drive the company’s turnaround efforts

David Fairhurst promoted to EVP and chief people officer Chris Kempczinski appointed EVP of strategy, business development & innovation OAK BROOK, IL, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed two new senior management positions to drive the company’s turnaround efforts. Effective Oct. 1, David Fairhurst will assume the newly […]

Jano Cabrera joins McDonald’s as Corporate Senior VP of U.S. communications, Global Media and Public Relations

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation announced today that Jano Cabrera, 41, will join the company as Corporate Senior Vice President of U.S. communications, Global Media and Public Relations, effective Oct. 15. Cabrera served as Worldwide Vice President at Burson-Marsteller where he advised Fortune 500 companies, governments and nonprofit organizations, often focusing on […]

McDonald’s will fully transition to cage-free eggs for its nearly 16,000 restaurants in US and Canada

McDonald’s USA and Canada to Source 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs Within 10 Years OAK BROOK, IL, 2015-9-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — To meet consumers’ changing expectations and preferences, McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) today announced that it will fully transition to cage-free eggs for its nearly 16,000 restaurants in the U.S. and Canada over the next 10 […]

McDonald’s CEO Open Letter To Burger King

Oak Brook, IL, 2015-8-28— /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s CEO Open Letter To Burger King Dear Burger King, Inspiration for a good cause… great idea. We love the intention but think our two brands could do something bigger to make a difference. We commit to raise awareness worldwide, perhaps you’ll join us in a meaningful global effort? And every […]