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McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline

This Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, file photo shows McDonald's restaurant's golden arches in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald’s reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. AP

McDonald’s is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

McDonald’s gives free coffee from March 31 to April 13

McCafe Specialty Coffee

McDonald’s from March 31 to April 13 is offering consumers one complimentary small freshly brewed McCafé Coffee at participating restaurants nationwide during the breakfast hours while supplies last.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Customer caution, new competition keep McDonald’s profits flat


US fast-food giant McDonald’s Thursday reported flat quarterly earnings and a dip in sales, warning it faces a challenging year as it beefs up its brand.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s cans employee website following criticism


McDonald’s has pulled the plug on an employee website after it was mocked by critics of the fast-food giant’s salary practices, a spokeswoman confirmed Friday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s Japan names Canadian woman to take helm


McDonald’s Japan named a Canadian woman to take the helm Tuesday, an extremely rare appointment in a nation where locally born, graying men dominate the business world.

Posted: August 28th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s falls short, warns of tough year


McDonald’s Corp. reported a second-quarter profit that fell shy of expectations and warned of a tough year ahead.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s to open in Vietnam


McDonald’s said Tuesday it would launch its first restaurant in communist Vietnam next year after granting a franchise to the son-in-law of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Posted: July 16th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

SIM book drive wins ad ‘Oscar’

Louie Sotto, executive creative director of DM9 JaymeSyfu advertising agency, holds the Philippines’ first ever Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival of creativity. ANGEL GUERRERO/CONTRIBUTOR

Advertising agency DM9 JaymeSyfu has won for the Philippines its first Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the highest honor given by what is considered the Oscars of the advertising industry.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s fails to boost sales with Dollar Menu

This May 2, 2012, file photo shows a sign advertising job openings outside a McDonalds restaurant in Chesterland, Ohio. McDonald's Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Friday, Aug. 19, 2013. AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File

McDonald’s managed to eke out a higher profit for its first quarter even as the world’s biggest hamburger chain failed to lift sales with its Dollar Menu.

Posted: April 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

For McDonald’s, it is more than just the food it offers

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I am writing to you today in response to your column published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer last Nov. 16.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Columnists | Read More »

‘How come McDonald’s never beat Jollibee as market leader?’

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Q: We read your column last Friday. It was about how a local brand can become a global brand like Jollibee assuming that Jollibee qualifies as a global brand.

Posted: November 16th, 2012 in Columnists | Read More »

Stronger dollar hurts McDonald’s 3Q results


Tough competition in the U.S. and the weakening economy abroad was a double whammy for McDonald’s in the third-quarter, sending the burger chain’s net income down nearly 4 percent.

Posted: October 20th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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