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- Fast food giants move into Nepal. // Asian Pacific Post;12/10/2009, p12
The article reports on the launching of Kentucky Fried chicken (KFC) and Pizza Hut, two international fast-food chains, in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- Wall Street advises McD's: Stay home. Gallun, Alby // Crain's Chicago Business;01/08/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p16
Cites the unsolicited advice given by Wall Street analysts regarding the global operations of McDonald's Corp. Advice on the reduction in overseas operations; Potential threats on its long-term profitability; Possible depletion of its spending capital and generation of poor profit returns.
- Pulling a fast one. Elliott, Iain // Ecologist;Jun2001, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p36
Looks at the international business operations of McDonald's, a fast food restaurant business from the United States (U.S.). Number of restaurants it operates around the world as of June 2001; Steps taken by U.S. food chains to diminish fears of U.S. imperialism in countries where they operate;...
- Bon appetit? Stein, Lisa // U.S. News & World Report;11/11/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 18, p18
Focuses on a advertorial in a French magazine urging limits on visits by children to fast food restaurant, McDonald's. U.S. lawsuit demanding healthier food; Suggested limits of once a week for kids; Response of McDonald's U.S. executives.
- Most effective use of workplace flexibility. // Human Resources (09648380);Jul2008, Special section p30
The article focuses on McDonald's strategy to overcome national borders by effectively making use of its workplace flexibility. The McPassport will allow staff to work in restaurants in any of the 23 European countries in which it operates. In addition, the McTime scheme will allow staff to...
- McDonald's cuts spending and bounces back. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;8/7/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4285, p16
Reports on the growth of sales for McDonald's fast food chain in the second quarter of 2003. Product offerings; Comparison of sales in various countries; Reduction in the capital spending of the company.
- Commentary. Almasy, Erich // Ivey Business Journal;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p52
Comments on the risks involved in the establishment of a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) fast-food operation in the People's Republic of China. Track record in areas with large Chinese populations; Alternative locations for KFC in China; Analysis of the financial risks involved; Business models...
- BIG MAC'S LOCAL FLAVOR. Gumbel, Peter // Fortune International (Europe);5/5/2008, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p86
The article presents a profile of McDonald's, focusing on the company's trend towards globalization and management flexibility. An example is provided of the Big Tasty hamburger which is sold in many countries, such as Brazil and Italy, but not in the U.S. The article indicates that U.S....
- BIG MAC'S LOCAL FLAVOR. Gumbel, Peter // Fortune;5/5/2008, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p114
The article presents a profile of McDonald's, focusing on the company's trend towards globalization and management flexibility. An example is provided of a type of hamburger which it sells in many countries, such as Brazil and Italy, but not in the U.S. The article indicates that U.S. operations...