All McDonald’s articles – Page 13

  • News

    McDonald's makes sustainable packaging pledge

    2018-01-17T08:16:19.057Z

    McDonald’s has pledged all its packaging worldwide will come from sustainable sources by 2025.

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    Opinion

    Are you adding value? Part 1

    2018-01-15T08:07:00Z

    With the next quarterly rent call at the end of March looming, the sector is set to enter a crucial period, one that could lead to it fundamentally changing, with businesses questioning their position in it, their own values and value.

  • News

    Crump joins M&S

    2018-01-05T08:24:28.910Z

    Andy Crump, the former Punch executive, has joined Marks & Spencer as its new head of hospitality operations for the UK & Ireland, MCA understands.

  • News

    McDonald’s agrees to pay £10-an-hour wages

    2018-01-04T08:55:00Z

    McDonald’s is to pay staff aged over 25 in its company-owned stores £10-an-hour from 22 January.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Bah headwinds

    2017-12-22T08:13:00Z

    After a year of changes at the top and problems on the bottom line, it is easy to forget that there are operators who continue to fire on all cylinders. James Wallin looks at the companies for whom 2017 wasn’t an annus horribilis and what they are getting right, as well as discussing why we should all make a New Year’s resolution to ban the phrase ‘headwinds’.

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    Longreads

    Delivery presents bitter/sweet pill for operators

    2017-12-20T15:22:00Z

    A new wave of delivery is rapidly transforming the dynamics of the restaurant industry, with everyone from fledgling operators to listed hospitality groups entering the fray - whether they want to or not. But has the impact been wholly positive, and is the current model sustainable for operators already battling a series of cost pressures? Finn Scott-Delany reports.

  • News

    Surviving a media storm

    2017-12-11T07:47:26.663Z

    The proliferation of social media has brought with it increased dangers of reputational damage to eating and drinking-out brands. Here, Addleshaw Goddard’s Abigail Healey looks at what businesses can do to prepare for a potential media crisis and how to manage their reputation in such a situation

  • News

    US trends for the year ahead

    2017-12-08T16:42:47.720Z

    The UK eating-out sector has long looked across The Pond for inspiration on future trends. MCA’s stateside expert Kerstin Kühn gives a rundown of what developments to expect in the US market in 2018

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    News

    Subway plan delivery trial for London

    2017-12-05T08:45:00Z

    Subway UK is planning to trial a delivery service in London in the New Year, MCA has learnt.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Burger market set to grow 5.9% per year

    2017-11-30T08:16:00Z

    The UK branded burger market is set to grow at a rate of c5.9% a year to reach a value of £4bn by 2020, outperforming the wider restaurant market, the latest MCA analysis has shown.

  • News

    Ells steps down as Chipotle CEO

    2017-11-30T08:09:03.323Z

    Chipotle chief executive Steve Ells has stepped down after almost 25 years in the role to become its executive chairman

  • Opinion

    Happy union of East and West

    2017-11-29T08:34:00Z

    Russia may be a contentious topic in the US right now, but fast-casual chain Teremok’s blini and borscht are proving a hit with New Yorkers. With 300 outlets in Russia, CEO Mikhail Goncharov talks to Kerstin Kühn about bringing an alternative fast-food concept to America

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    Analysis & Insight

    A whopper of an opportunity?

    2017-11-20T08:16:00Z

    Mark Wingett takes a closer look at Bridgepoint’s decision to invest in resurrecting Burger King UK; what the changes at the top of Caffe Nero mean; and how this week’s expected IPO by City Pub Company has history on its side.

  • News

    Cojean launching second London site

    2017-11-09T08:38:00Z

    Cojean, the Parisian healthy fast food concept, is set to open its second site in London.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Don’t be a Charlie, have a checkpoint

    2017-10-27T16:21:00Z

    You’ve fully explored your reasons for international expansion and you’re clear it’s the route for you but, before you set up shop or start talking to potential partners, it will pay you to run through a final checklist. Jasper Reid sets out the points you need to tick off first

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    News

    McDelivery accounts for 10% of sales in UK trial stores

    2017-10-25T08:31:00Z

    Home delivery now accounts for 10% of sales in the 270 UK McDonald’s stores trialling it.

  • News

    Coming up Rosa’s

    2017-10-13T16:33:35.207Z

    Alex and Saiphin Moore’s Thai restaurant group has hit the 10-site mark and will soon make its regional debut in Liverpool. With the business now on the market, the couple look set for a windfall. Joe Lutrario reports

  • News

    Manchester Airport to ramp up F&B offer

    2017-10-13T08:41:40.833Z

    Manchester Airport is searching for F&B outlets to fill new retail and leisure space amid a £1bn transformation programme

  • News

    Operators launch nationwide recycling system

    2017-10-11T08:21:00Z

    Coffee shop chains and foodservice operators have joined forces to work on developing a nationwide recycling system to tackle the UK’s disposable cup crisis, which sees 2.5 billion thrown away each year.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Eating out market growth stalled in Q2

    2017-10-06T08:37:00Z

    The total value of the Eating Out Market fell 1% between Q2 2016 and the same period this year, the latest data from MCA has shown.