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McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

...said Julia Braun, director of nutrition at McDonald's.The results were noted in a report commissioned by McDonald's Corp. to track its progress on a pledge made in late 2013 with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, which was founded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/mcdonalds-fewer-happy-meal
McDonald's US store count to shrink this year, possibly for 1st time

...intended to set the stage for the future growth. The company did not provide a list of locations expected to close.McDonald's Corp. has not reported an annual reduction in U.S. locations since at least 1970, according to archived filings with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/mcdonalds-us-store-count-s
Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

...painful procedures such as de-horning or castration without proper painkillers.Other major companies, including McDonald's Corp., Nestle and Star bucks Corp., have already pledged to reduce or eliminate the use of gestation crates for pregnant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/wal-mart-urges-suppliers-c
Part-timers turn attention to sick leave policies

...California ? have passed similar measures. New York, Maryland and other states are considering laws too. And McDonald's Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which have announced wage hikes recently, are making changes to their paid sick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/part-timers-turn-attention
McDonald's to simplify structure, focus on customers

...roughly 700. It hasn't yet revealed its updated plans on overall restaurant count growth. At the end of last year, McDonald's Corp. had more than 36,200 locations around the world.Easterbrook, who previously headed up the U.K. business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-04/mcdonalds-simplify-structu
Activists win victory in McDonald's libel suit

...struggle to overturn a court decision that they libeled McDonald's Corp. by accusing it of selling food that can cause heart...British division of the Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's Corp., issued a statement saying it welcomed Wednesday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/01/bus_257827.shtml
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Business briefs

Low sales deflate McDonald's stocks CHICAGO - McDonald's Corp. reported lower comparable sales Wednesday for a 12th straight month, continuing its worst slump despite its recent management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/13/bus_368740.shtml
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McDonald's president resigns

CHICAGO (AP) - McDonald's Corp. today announced one of the largest management shakeups in its history with the retirement of its domestic operations president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/10/biz_211111.shtml
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McDonald's marketing alliance with Disney broadens

CHICAGO -- McDonald's Corp. is betting that big things will come in small packages as it launches a marketing blitz tied to the Walt Disney Co. film "A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/27/bus_245812.shtml
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McDonald's entering the Magic Kingdom

CHICAGO (AP) - Mickey and the Mac are teaming up again. McDonald's Corp. plans to open several restaurants within Disney theme parks over the next year, the first fast-food restaurants allowed within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/11/biz_214494.shtml
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