McDonald's $300m tech deal is its largest in 20 years

2019-03-27 07:31

McDonald’s, in its largest acquisition in 20 years, is buying a decision-logic technology company to better personalise menus in its digital push.

McDonald's thinks South Africans are getting stuck on Big Macs and Egg McMuffins. Here’s their plan to change that.

2018-06-27 08:20

McDonald's has a two-pronged strategy to wean South Africans off their overwhelming preference for the Big Mac, and on their breakfast menu, the beloved Egg McMuffin.

McDonald's boosts customer traffic in key milestone for CEO

2017-07-25 16:15

McDonald’s is getting customers back into its restaurants after years of declining traffic, helped by drink deals and more upscale burgers.

After tweet insulting Trump, McDonald's says it was hacked

2017-03-17 13:03

McDonald's says it has determined that it was hacked after its Twitter account sent a message calling Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse of a President".

McDonald's cage-free egg pledge pressures farmers

2015-09-24 11:54

McDonald's pledge to phase out eggs laid by caged hens in its North American restaurants will increase competition for limited supplies of cage-free eggs.

South Africa has the saltiest children's chicken burger in the world

2015-08-18 13:47

KFC's chicken burger and chips for children has the highest salt content of all kiddies chicken burgers globally, shows a new international study.

McDonald's antibiotic-free may cause chicken squeeze

2015-03-05 13:00

McDonald’s to phase out chicken raised with certain kinds of antibiotics at its 14 000 US restaurants will put additional pressure on an already-stressed supply chain.

Plastic found in a chicken nugget means more bad news for McDonald's

2015-01-14 14:22

The operator of McDonald's in Japan and Cargill Inc have denied responsibility for a strip of plastic recently found in a chicken nugget.

The why and how of promotions

2014-12-23 07:51

Industrial-age thinking centred on producing great products, but placed little emphasis and value on marketing and promoting the products produced, says a business coach.


WATCH: McDonald's employee kicks out teens despite gunman threat

2018-11-22 14:01

A man reportedly pulled a gun on a group of Muslim teenagers at a McDonald's in Minnesota, and this is how an employee reacted to the situation.

McDonald's is giving away 90c burgers – but there is a catch

2018-08-13 10:35

You need to be quick. Really, really quick.

McDonald's in SA is sticking with frozen patties – even as the US gets 'juicier' burgers

2018-05-14 12:13

Using fresh patties will result in a "hotter, juicier" burger, says McDonald's.

Boy, 8, takes little sister for burgers in dad's van, learned to drive watching YouTube

2017-04-13 11:45

A craving for a McDonald burgers prompted an 8-year-old boy to take his 4-year-old sister for a ride in his dad's van. How did he learn to drive? Watching YouTube videos...

McDonald's SA - we are NOT lovin' it!

2016-04-13 09:25

South African public and animal protection groups protest fastfood company McDonald's no-care attitude towards using eggs from caged hens. Thousands support the petition against McDonald's SA to stop the suffering of hens.

McDonald's grilled over labour, tax practice

2015-08-21 09:30

McDonald's has been accused of mistreating its employees and dodging taxes during a Senate hearing in Brazil where union leaders and workers voiced allegations.

SA reactions to Fifa scandal

2015-05-28 21:10

Very few members of the Soccer World Cup 2010 Local Organising Committee have responded to calls and messages, following allegations that two high-ranking officials offered cash for votes.

McDonald's to phase out antibiotics from chicken

2015-03-05 12:12

McDonald's is said to gradually stop the use of human antibiotics in their chicken supply to avoid the spread of dangerous 'superbugs'.

McDonald's walks fine line with commercial

2015-01-13 09:15

The ad by the world's biggest hamburger chain McDonald's, that aired during the NFL playoffs and Golden Globes gets strong reactions and not everyone is lovin' it.

Ramaphosa declares his millions

2014-09-17 18:40

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has revealed that he has accumulated R76m in company shares and owns 30 townhouses in Johannesburg and two flats in Cape Town.

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