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McDonald's global sales improve in third quarter versus second quarter after coronavirus disruption

08 Oct 2020

NEW YORK McDonald's Corp global sales improved in the third quarter versus the second quarter, down just 2.2% year over year, as drive-thru orders surged and special promotions lifted sales to double-digit percentage increases in September, the company said on Thursday.

McDonald's global sales improve in third quarter vs second qtr after coronavirus disruption

08 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 8 McDonald's Corp global sales improved in the third quarter versus the second quarter, down just 2.2% year over year, as drive-thru orders surged and special promotions lifted sales to double-digit percentage increases in September, the company said on Thursday.

Lyft gives loyalty members free Grubhub restaurant delivery

06 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Ride-sharing service Lyft Inc will give its most loyal members free restaurant delivery from Grubhub Inc beginning Tuesday, a partnership that could hit their shared rival Uber Technologies Inc.

Pandemic stalls U.S. fast-food drive-thru times: study

01 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Average drive-thru times at major fast food chains got 29.8 seconds slower in 2020, a survey showed on Thursday, dragged by increased safety protocols and staff turnover during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pandemic stalls U.S. fast-food drive-thru times -study

01 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 1 Average drive-thru times at major fast food chains got 29.8 seconds slower in 2020, a survey showed on Thursday, dragged by increased safety protocols and staff turnover during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coffee, donuts and Spic and Span: P&G finds new ways to plug products amid pandemic

02 Sep 2020

CHICAGO/NEW YORK Germ-conscious in the pandemic era but still craving a donut and coffee? Procter & Gamble, which has already teamed up with Dunkin' Brands to promote the use of its cleaning products in restaurants, is looking for more partners -- and it's hoping for a payoff in the grocery store aisle.

DoorDash launches grocery delivery on its app

20 Aug 2020

NEW YORK DoorDash Inc, the largest U.S. third-party delivery company for restaurants, on Thursday launched a new grocery service, entering an increasingly crowded market dominated by Instacart Inc and Amazon.com Inc's Amazon Fresh.

Exclusive: Chipotle, fast food brands set for new wave of hiring

03 Aug 2020

NEW YORK Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc wants to hire another 10,000 employees in coming months as its sales rebound, an official said, one of several big restaurant chains looking to add staff in an economy otherwise dimmed by the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

McDonald's to boost diversity as part of values revamp

30 Jul 2020

McDonald's Corp laid out new diversity initiatives for corporate leadership, franchisees and suppliers at its global convention on Wednesday.

McDonald's global sales suffer as COVID-19 lockdowns limit operations

29 Jul 2020

McDonald's Corp on Tuesday reported a broad drop in global same-store sales and missed profit expectations, as its restaurants were shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limiting operations to only drive-thru and delivery. | Video

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