McDonald's monthly sales falls, stung by ongoing US weakness and China food-safety scandal

...meat that was alleged to be expired. The claim has not been publicly confirmed by the supplier or the government.The Oak Brook, Ill., company said comparable sales for Europe fell 2 percent in November with a strong performance in the U.K...

McDonald's, KFC stop buying from Chinese supplier after report expired beef, chicken sold

...called for "severe punishment" of any wrongdoing, according to the city government statement.McDonald's, based in Oak Brook, Ill., said it was suspending the distribution and sale of products from the plant in question."If confirmed, the...

McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

OAK BROOK, Ill. - McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter...period fewer customers came into its restaurants. The company, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, hasn't managed to raise the figure since October.Executives...

McDonald's to sell packaged coffee nationally in push to highlight coffee in US restaurants

...such as Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, already sell branded packaged coffee at retailers.McDonald's, based in Oak Brook, Ill., has highlighted coffee as a key growth opportunity, with CEO Don Thompson saying it can be a way to get customers...

Protesters arrested after crossing barricade outside McDonald's headquarters

OAK BROOK, Ill. - Protesters were arrested after crossing a barricade outside McDonald's...and told employees there to work from home. The corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois, has several buildings on a sprawling campus.Down the street...

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...site, which was run by an outside company, also discouraged workers from eating fast food.McDonald's, based in Oak Brook, Ill., said Thurs day that it is having its vendor take down the site."Between links to irrelevant or outdated information...

Columbia County office park could be rezoned for homes

...Construction, has applied for rezoning of a 3.25-acre site on Furys Ferry Road at Old Ferry Road, adjacent to the Oak Brook subdivision, to allow construction of 26 townhomes.Currently, the manicured site ? which already includes parking...

McDonald's expands test of chicken wings

...McDonald's said a key sales figure dropped for the first time in nearly a decade. The figure rebounded in November after the Oak Brook, Ill., company said it would return to emphasizing its Dollar Menu to lure price-conscious diners.

Rezoning for Martinez townhome project approved

...end of summer.About a dozen residents of the adjacent Oak Brook subdivision attended the meeting, and several spoke in...000 range."I'm just using common sense," said Oak Brook resident Scott Kirchhoff. "Common sense says if you...

McDonald's predicts tough year despite new items

...never done at McDonald's, we don't cry or whine about market conditions," he said.For the latest quarter, the Oak Brook, Ill.-based company said sales were down 0.1 percent in Europe. Results in Germany and France dragged down its stronger...