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  • Social media lessons from a Happy Meal

    Social media lessons from a Happy Meal
    McDonald's caused quite a stir on social media recently when it introduced its new Happy mascot to promote Happy Meals. After @McDonalds tweeted a photo introducing it to America (it has been around in Europe and Latin America for a few years), Twitter...
  • Mitch Albom: Minimum wage gets maximum debate

    I've worked for minimum wage. Many times. Selling programs. Frying chicken. Janitor. Factory worker. Ice cream scooper. In each case, I saved the money and put it toward college and grad school. What I lacked, I borrowed in loans. With my degree, I...
  • Scary or sweet? McDonald's new Happy Meal mascot dinged on Twitter

    Scary or sweet? McDonald's new Happy Meal mascot dinged on Twitter
    A new Happy Meal mascot introduced by McDonald's to promote more healthful food choices is getting some harsh reviews on social media.  Happy, as the new mascot is named, is an animated red box with a pair of bulging eyes and a mouthful of large teeth. ...
  • McDonald's offers free coffee after Taco Bell breakfast rollout

    McDonald's offers free coffee after Taco Bell breakfast rollout
    The breakfast fast-food war is heating up.  Taco Bell on Thursday rolled out its new breakfast menu, which includes a waffle taco, across more than 5,500 stores in the U.S. The Irvine-based chain made clear it was going after McDonald's, which dominates...
  • Nearly 90% of fast-food workers allege wage theft, survey finds

    Nearly 90% of fast-food workers allege wage theft, survey finds
    The vast majority of fast-food workers in the U.S. say they’ve been the victims of wage theft, according to a survey released Tuesday. Out of 1,088 respondents nationwide, 89% said they have been forced to do off-the-books work, been denied...
  • McDonald's sales flat in April, helped by free coffee

    McDonald's sales flat in April, helped by free coffee
    McDonald’s sales at existing U.S. locations were flat in April, slightly better than Wall Street anticipated and an improvement after five consecutive months of declines. The world’s largest restaurant company ran a free coffee promotion...
  • At this burger stand, the thrill may be gone, but the grill is not

    At this burger stand, the thrill may be gone, but the grill is not
    Bill Elwell doesn't want any more customers, but they just keep coming. "Is McDonald's closed today?" he likes to grunt to those lined up outside his tiny burger stand in an industrial pocket of the San Fernando Valley. "Why is everyone here? Go down...
  • Hardee's and McDonald's hamburger chains aid military

    Hardee's and McDonald's hamburger chains aid military
    Two local hamburger chains are raising money for the military community. Hardee’s has kicked off its fourth annual Stars for Heroes campaign at participating locations. Guests who donate $1 in support of military charities receive restaurant...
  • McDonald's faces employee lawsuits in California, 2 other states

    McDonald's faces employee lawsuits in California, 2 other states
    McDonald’s is facing several lawsuits filed this week by fast food workers who accuse the burger giant of systematically stealing their wages and committing other labor violations. The suits, filed Wednesday and Thursday, are seeking class-...
  • Ronald McDonald gets new outfit, takes on Twitter. Still creepy?

    Ronald McDonald gets new outfit, takes on Twitter. Still creepy?
    Same clown, new clothes: Is that the main takeaway of McDonald’s newest makeover of its brand ambassador Ronald McDonald? On Wednesday, the Oak Brook, Ill., fast-food giant unveiled a new look for the redheaded clown and announced he'd be featured...
  • Fast food workers need higher pay

    I admire and support the peaceful demonstrations to raise fast-food and retail employees' wages across the nation. It was sad to read one worker's comments to the Tribune at a recent McDonald's demonstration in Oak Brook:  "It's not a living wage.  It's a...