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McDonald’s restaurants set to reopen under new branding and ownership in Russia

The new fast-food chain that will take over McDonald’s in Russia has unveiled its new logo before its relaunch. The new logo design shows a red-orange circle and two orange lines against a green background, the image reportedly represents two sticks of yellow fried potatoes and a yellow-orange burger. The green background is reported to […]

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McDonald’s burger being sold for over $400 in Russia after McDonald’s shuts shop amid Putin’s war on Ukraine

On March 8 McDonald’s decided to shut all its 847 stores in the country temporarily amid President Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine. As a result, people have been flocking at the stores to get that last bite. Although the announcement was made to temporarily close the stores, the unprecedented situation has created a sense of […]

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McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Starbucks halt business in Russia due to invasion in Ukraine

McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Starbucks have joined the list of firms halting business in Russia due to the invasion in Ukraine. McDonald’s said it was temporarily closing its roughly 850 restaurants in Russia, while Starbucks also said its 100 coffee shops would shut. The moves by McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Starbucks come after mounting pressure on companies […]

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McDonald’s is testing exercise bikes in some of its stores in China

Fast food chain McDonald’s is testing ‘stationary bike seats” at some of its stores in China. A video of a girl eating a burger and drinking soda drink while exercising on such a bike seat has gone viral on social media. In response to the video, McDonald’s has not only confirmed the design of the […]

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McDonald’s outlets in Japan face French Fries shortage, blame shipment delays

The world’s biggest fast food company McDonald’s is suffering a chip shortage in Japan due to the global supply chain crisis. For the home of the Big Mac though it is not a lack of semiconductors that is causing the problem. The firm has said it is experiencing delays of shipments of the potatoes used […]

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McDonald’s wins back $105 million severance package from fired CEO Steve Easterbrook

McDonald’s settled a lawsuit with former CEO Steve Easterbrook, forcing the disgraced executive to repay his severance package of more than $100 million. Easterbrook was fired in 2019 after the fast food giant’s board determined that he violated company policy by demonstrating “poor judgment involving a recent consensual relationship with an employee.” In August 2020, […]

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Germany: The world’s only float-through McDonald’s

A German McDonald’s location is offering drive-thru services to boaters. The McBoat, on a canal off the Elbe river in Germany, is the world’s only paddle-through McDonald’s. The restaurant opened in 2015 and shuts down during winter but it is otherwise open to boaters like YouTuber Tom Scott, who took a recent visit. Scott went […]

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Canadian man gets crushed to death by his own car at McDonald’s drive-thru

A Canadian man was killed earlier this week after being crushed by his own car in a McDonald’s drive-thru, according to reports. Vancouver authorities have not released the name and age of the victim. The fatal accident occurred at 5:30am on Tuesday as the man was attempting to pay for his food. Police said he […]

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McDonald’s ice cream machines under investigation for constantly breaking down

The United States authorities are investigating McDonald’s ice cream machines for constantly breaking down. The United States Federal Trade Commission reached out to McDonald’s in regards to the franchise’s constant problems with broken ice cream machines and the overly complicated methods implemented to get them fixed, according to the Wall Street Journal. While many people […]

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Man accidentally shoots himself at McDonald’s restaurant while attempting to draw gun on second man

A man accidentally shot himself at a McDonald’s outlet in Louisville, Kentucky while attempting to draw a gun on a second man he was arguing with. Around 5:30pm on Thursday Louisville Metro Police Department officers were called to the fast food restaurant on a shooting call, LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley said. Officers found a man […]

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1,300 McDonald’s restaurants in the United Kingdom run out of milkshakes and bottled drinks

McDonald’s has stopped selling milkshakes and bottled drinks at nearly 1,300 restaurants in the United Kingdom as Brexit-related staff shortages and supply chain delays caused by the pandemic continue to slam companies. “Like most retailers, we are currently experiencing some supply chain issues, impacting the availability of a small number of products. Bottled drinks and […]

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McDonald’s workers handed dog diapers and coffee filters instead of face masks settle dispute

A California McDonald’s franchise settled a Covid-19 safety lawsuit with their employer, closing a dispute that drew attention for its month-long strike following an outbreak of cases and for the workers’ claims that they were given dog diapers and coffee filters instead of face masks. The Workers at an Oakland McDonald’s won paid sick leave, […]