Latest McDonald's Corp News

Tradeoff: No cash but faster lines as restaurants forgo cash

Apr. 18, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The lunchtime lines at Dos Toros move faster these days — customers don't fumble for bills or coins, and employees don't make change. Since around New Year's, the Mexican food chain has been cashless. "For the vast majority of customers, there's no reaction at all; they're already...

Pizza al fresco: Domino's will deliver to beaches, parks

Apr. 16, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Domino's, which has been bringing pizzas to doorsteps for more than half a century, will now deliver to the great outdoors. The pizza chain said Monday that its drivers can meet customers at U.S. beaches, parks and landmarks to hand over pizza, cheesy bread and other food on its menu. In...

McDonald's expands worker tuition benefits, citing tax law

Mar. 29, 2018 8:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's, citing the new U.S. tax law and the tightening job market, is expanding its 3-year-old education benefits program, tripling the amount of money some workers can get each year to help pay for college or trade school tuition. The fast-food company is also changing its eligibility...

On the menu for McDonald's: Cut greenhouse gas emissions

Mar. 20, 2018 11:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind the golden arches wants to get greener. McDonald's said Tuesday it's taking steps to cut the greenhouse gases it emits, including tweaking the way the beef in its Big Macs and Quarter Pounders is produced. The world's largest burger chain said it expects the changes to...

McDonald's reaches settlement in 'joint-employer' lawsuit

Mar. 19, 2018 6:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it has reached a settlement with a U.S. labor agency over a lawsuit that could have decided if the fast-food company should be liable for hiring, pay and other decisions made at its franchised restaurants. The lawsuit, filed in 2016 by the National Labor Relations Board,...

What's fresh at McDonald's? The beef in some burgers

Mar. 6, 2018 5:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Quarter Pounder is getting a fresh makeover. McDonald's said Tuesday that it is serving Quarter Pounders with fresh beef rather than frozen patties at about a quarter of its U.S. restaurants, a switch it first announced about a year ago as it works to appeal to customers who want...

Lack of appetite for the Dollar Menu sinks McDonald's shares

Mar. 2, 2018 6:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is losing its appetite for McDonald's, believing that there aren't many fans of its new Dollar Menu. Shares tumbled almost 5 percent to new low for the year Friday. Value menus have become the tool of choice at fast food companies to generate traffic. In January, McDonald's...