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The Fast Food Chains Americans Love And Hate The Most

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 07.02.2015 | Taste

Perhaps the key narrative in the world of fast food today is the rise of Chick fil-A and Chipotle and the fall of McDonald's. Industry analysts could ...

13 Unique Things You Should Collect When Traveling (PHOTOS)

Trippy | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel

Let's face it. If you love to travel, there's nothing more exciting than exploring a new place for the first time. Well, maybe there is one thing: buying something new from each place to remind you of your trip!

McDonald's Adds A Lobster Roll To Its Menu (But Only In New England)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.03.2015 | Taste

Lobster roll season is now, and McDonald's has decided to get in the game. The chain is bringing back its version of the lobster roll for the first ti...

McDonald's Is Beefing Up Quarter Pounders

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.29.2015 | Taste

When does the beef in a Quarter Pounder weigh more than a quarter pound? Right now, only when you take it to a planet with more powerful gravity th...

McDonald's Flirts With Flavored Coffees

BurgerBusiness | Posted 06.29.2015 | Taste

McDonald's is looking at flavored McCafé hot coffee in its hunt for incremental customer traffic. The burger chain has served flavored iced McCafé coffees since 2007, a year after it introduced its Premium Roast coffee, and it offers French Vanilla and Hazelnut flavors in the bagged coffee it sells in supermarkets in collaboration with Kraft. But hot coffee options in its restaurants are limited to regular and decaf.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Matt Biespiel, McDonald's

David Shing | Posted 06.30.2015 | Media
David Shing

Matt is the worldwide lead on developing the McDonald's brand, responsible for keeping the iconic Golden Arches shining bright in 119 markets. McDonald's was also named by Cannes Lions as Creative Marketer of the Year in 2014.

Treating Kids Like Hamburgers, Pearson Exec 'Fesses' Up

Alan Singer | Posted 06.25.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

You can't make this stuff up. On June 23, 2015 the New York Times reported on Pearson mass Common Core grading centers where a college degree but no special knowledge is required to grade tests and temporary employees make between $12 and $14 an hour plus small bonuses if they "hit daily quality and volume targets."

Dave Jamieson

McDonald's Accused Of Throwing California Workers Under The Bus | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON -- After impounding the ballots for more than a year, federal officials last week tallied the votes in an acrimonious union election at Tay...

McDonald's 'Customizes' Its Fries

BurgerBusiness | Posted 06.16.2015 | Taste

Customization has become a major menu mantra for McDonald's here and elsewhere.

McDonald's Hires Ex-Obama Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business

(Adds details, share move) June 9 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said it hired Robert Gibbs, U.S. President Barack Obama's press secretar...

(VIDEO) DDB's Reinhard on How Persistence Won Back the McDonald's Account

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.08.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

More than most people, Keith Reinhard knows that persistence pays off.

John Oliver Makes Good On FIFA Promise, Drinks Bud Light Lime

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

That's right, John. Take it down.

McD's New Items Include A 'Signature Burger' And Green Apple Smoothie

BurgerBusiness | Posted 06.08.2015 | Taste

The Signature Burger doesn't bring new ingredients to the McDonald's pantry.

Wendy's Announces Massive Expansion

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.04.2015 | Taste

Wendy's took a hit in the burger wars last month, when research firm Technomic announced that archrival Burger King had passed Wendy's in U.S. sales i...

Failed McDonald's Proposal Ends With Less-Than-Happy Meal

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.04.2015 | Weird News

What's the opposite of a Happy Meal? This McDonald's marriage proposal, served between two buns, which ended with an unfortunate rejection. "I'm...

McDonald's Pins Its Turnaround Hopes On Toasted Buns

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.28.2015 | Taste

In the perilous jungle that is the fast food world, McDonald's has long been king, with a reach and clout far exceeding even its strongest rivals. But...

FIFA Sponsors Must Act Now to Save the Game

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports
Bennet Kelley

FIFA's principal sponsors Adidas, Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Hyundai and McDonalds have done nothing more than issue tepid statements "expressing concern". So if confirmed reports of slave labor and a Justice Department call for cleaning house are not sufficient to take action, what is?

McDonald's vs. Slow Food: A Food Controversy at the Milan Expo

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 05.28.2015 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

McDonald's touting of the affordability of its offer resonates powerfully in Italy, where many are reeling under the hardships imposed by a long and apparently unbeatable economic crisis and may not be particularly amenable to reflecting on complex food system issues.

How To Make Delicious McDonald's Fries At Home

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste

McDonald's French fries are delicious -- there's no doubt about it. And thanks to a new video tutorial from PopSugar Food, you can learn how to whip u...

"Wait, Mom, Are Those Police or Isis?"...

Elizabeth Lazar | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth Lazar

...asked my 9 year-old last month. Otherwise absorbed in a rousing Fifa 15 match, he looked up from the iPad when the news upstaged Isco's corner kick.

The Wage War's Two Battlegrounds: The Ballot Box and the Board Room

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

One strategy focuses on getting elected officials in local and state governments to adopt minimum wages above the federal level. The other strategy involves putting pressure on major employees -- typically highly visible companies that depend on positive public relations to gain consumers' dollars -- to raise the wages of their employees.

The 10 Most Popular Stores in America

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business

Half of the most-visited retailers are fast-food chains.

McDonald's Eyes Price Cuts, 'Best of' Menu

BurgerBusiness | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business

It's clear that simplifying ordering and steering guests to more popular, more quickly prepared or more profitable items is what the chain has in mind for the "modern, progressive burger company" it is building.

Have Smartphones Caused the Death of the In-Store Impulse Buy?

Phil Simon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

While you're enraptured in your own little world, you're probably not paying attention to big things like gravity, never mind little packets of candy that you probably don't need.

Insider Hacks for Your Next Trip to McDonald's

Quora | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste

I've heard from people that asking for fries with "no salt" will get you fresh fries. Yes, this is true, but also a pain in the ass.