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2010-09-30 14:13:55

McDonald's Corp. and federal health officials said a report that the fast food chain may cut health insurance for its 30,000 hourly workers is false. The Wall Street Journal reported that McDonald's might cut employee insurance unless U.S. regulators waived a requirement of new healthcare legislation that is pushed by President Barack Obama. McDonald's officials said the report is "completely false." "This story is wrong," U.S. Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman Jessica...

2010-05-27 08:31:00

CHICAGO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for MCD, GILD, TOT, NTAP, and TXT. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/052710A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), Gilead Sciences Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD), Total SA (NYSE: TOT), NetApp, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTAP), and Textron Inc....

2010-05-26 14:17:00

ST. LOUIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleishman-Hillard International Communications today announced that longtime McDonald's Corp. communications executive John Blyth has joined the firm as a senior vice president and partner. Blyth, who joined McDonald's in 1981, has served since 2005 as the company's corporate vice president of corporate communications, leading a global team of 80 communications professionals representing executive communications, internal communications, global Web...

2010-04-05 08:31:00

CHICAGO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for MCD, DIS, CNX, LNC, and SCCO. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/040510A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX), Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE: LNC), and...

2009-11-05 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, MCD, WAG, CVH, and LFC. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/110509A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG), Coventry Health Care Inc. (NYSE: CVH), and China Life...

2009-10-13 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for MCD, COF, BBY, IR, and DISH. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/101309C (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd....

2009-09-29 14:58:35

U.S. hamburger giant Burger King said it would go national with the $1 double cheeseburger promotion, a move that may put competitors on high alert. The price for Burger King's double cheeseburger is $1 in 40 markets, but the corporation will go national with the price Oct. 19, The Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday. Television ads for the new price often focus on the double cheeseburger sold by McDonald's Corp, which is smaller and priced at $1.19. Then there's CKE Restaurants Inc., owner of...

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2009-06-21 07:30:00

With more subscribers than ever signing up for its DVD-by-mail service, Netflix Inc. is one of the few companies to prosper during the current economic slowdown.  But CEO Reed Hastings is not without his worries.  One of his former employees has launched an even lower-cost DVD rental service known as Redbox, the largest operator of DVD-rental kiosks. Redbox has now grown to include more than 15,400 vending machines that dispense $1-per-day DVDs to budget-conscious customers in...

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2009-06-18 11:30:00

McDonald's Corp. said it would continue a massive McCafe marketing campaign that has helped push it to No. 2 in a survey of U.S. coffee drinkers. A BIGResearch survey of 8,000 consumers in May ranked McDonald's in front of Dunkin' Donuts, but behind Starbucks as the coffee house most U.S. consumers turn to for a cup of Joe. In a separate survey, 6,000 consumers indicated Starbucks was their favorite brand, dislodging Dunkin' Donuts from the No. 1 spot. We've obviously had some kind of...

2009-05-22 09:50:24

The egg battle between Illinois-based McDonald's Corp. and the Humane Society will be put to a vote at next week's shareholders' meeting, the company says. The Humane Society is urging passage of a resolution it submitted calling for all McDonald's restaurants to use eggs from cage-free hens, Crain's Chicago Business reported Friday. The company is advising its shareholders to reject the resolution. On Thursday, McDonald's announced that it will participate in a two-year study with one of its...


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