Tuesday, January 30, 2018

McDonald's to open 1,000 new restaurants

USA Today

McDonald's plans to open about 1,000 new stores worldwide and speed up plans to add new self-service ordering systems and other store upgrades as the fast-food giant's momentum continues.

The company reported strong fourth-quarter sales Tuesday, fueled by strong interest in its McPick 2 options, beverage deals and a "strong consumer response" to its new Buttermilk Crispy Tenders.

The promising sales report applied to the period immediately preceding January's revival of its popular Dollar Menu, with items priced at $1, $2 and $3.. . . more