Don Thompson

Type: Person
Name: Don Thompson
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

September 25, 2014

Olivia O'Neal is undeniably proud of the two pastry chefs creating treats for the new Sugar Mama's East (2406-B Manor Rd.). Kendall Melton (formerly of Contigo ) starts the day with breakfast pastries such as croissants, scones, muffins, and cinnamon ... [Published Austin Chronicle - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

McDonald’s not dead money just yet

McDonald’s Corp.’s share price is dead money based on the fundamentals, but J.P. Morgan analyst John Ivankoe is sticking with his overweight rating as he sees more potential upside from strategic change. Calling his bullish outlook a “frustrating one” ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Trading Desk - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

MCDONALD : CEO to Speak at United Nations Climate Summit

) - McDonald's Corporation today announced that Don Thompson , president and chief executive officer, will speak at the United Nations Climate Summit's Action Area on Agriculture session. Thompson will share the company's leadership strategy on sustainable ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Customer Service: The Forgotten Business Phenomenon

A 2012 survey by QSR magazine asked participants to rate their customer experience at various fast food restaurant drive-thrus. Chick-Fil-A was the only restaurant that received a “very friendly” rating more than half the time (57.4 percent). Meanwhile, ... [Published Retail Merchandiser - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

McDonald’s Raises Dividend by 5 Percent

| כ"ג אלול תשע"ד(Chicago Tribune/MCT) - McDonald’s Corp. on Thursday announced a 5 percent increase in its quarterly dividend, raising the payout by the same rate that it did last year.The world’s largest restaurant company said its board declared a quarterly ... [Published Hamodia - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

McDonald's raises quarterly dividend by 5% to 85 cents a share

McDonald's Corp. ( MCD ) said Thursday it's raising its quarterly dividend by 5% to 85 cents a share. The new payment will be made on Dec. 15 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 1. Chief Executive Don Thompson said the company ... [Published TD Ameritrade - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fast-Food CEOs Are Caught in Perfect Storm of Woes

If you think you’ve got problems, maybe you should be running a fast-food company these days. The challenges faced by CEOs and brand owners and franchisees in the quick-serve-restaurant (QSR) business begin with disinterested customers, stretch to striking ... [Published Chief Executive - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 3 reports

McDonald’s sees significant sales drop in APMEA

Global fast food chain McDonald’s has seen sales drop 14.5% in the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) region.Sales were also down in the US (-2.8%), and across Europe (-0.7%), during August, as stated in McDonald’s latest financial update.Don ... [Published Meat Process - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

How McDonald's Plans to Battle Tough Market Conditions

McDonald’s Corporation has suffered some tough hits this summer – Millennials and young parents are expanding their lunch vocabularies beyond the Happy Meal, and the food safety crisis in China with McDonald’s supplier hit the franchise especially hard. ... [Published Food and Drink Digital - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 12 reports

Amid weak sales, McDonald’s lowers profit forecast

McDonald’s Corp. on Tuesday posted its weakest monthly performance at long-standing stores since March 2003 and said its supplier issue in China is likely to reduce its third-quarter profit.Sales at McDonald’s restaurants open at least 13 months fell ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 3 reports

Lousy day for McDonald's

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson found himself under increasing pressure on Tuesday to turn the burger behemoth around -- and soon -- as the company reported a 3.7% decline in global same-store sales.Ground zero for the damage was not the U.S. but the Asia-Pacific ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 14 reports

McDonald’s August same-store sales fall across regions

A man walks next to a McDonald’s restaurant at a shopping mall in Shanghai July 28, 2014. — Reuters pic NEW YORK, Sept 9 — McDonald’s Corp reported a fall in sales at established restaurants across all regions in August, the fifth such monthly drop since ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 09 2014]

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...invited McDonald's to share more about our goal regarding purchasing sustainable beef, and its potential to impact climate change" Thompson said. "we see strong opportunities to collaborate with all stakeholders to support farmers in ways they can be more productive and sustainable."
"today's dividend increase reflects the continued strength and sustainability of our cash flow and our commitment to enhancing shareholder value" CEO Don Thompson said in a press release Sept. 18 announcing the new quarterly dividend of $0.85 per share
McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson said, "mcdonald's global growth priorities – providing great-tasting food and beverages, creating memorable experiences, offering unparalleled convenience and becoming an even more trusted brand – focus on what matters most to our customers and serve as the foundation to building our business over the long term. today's dividend increase reflects the continued strength and sustainability of our cash flow and our commitment to enhancing shareholder value. we expect to return $18 to $20 billion to shareholders between 2014 and 2016 and have returned $3.2 billion year-to-date august toward that target."

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McDonald’s not dead money just yet [Published Financial Post | Business » Trading Desk - Sep 24 2014]
McDonald’s Corp.’s share price is dead money based on the fundamentals, but J.P. Morgan analyst John Ivankoe is sticking with his overweight rating as he sees more potential upside from strategic change. Calling his bullish outlook a “frustrating one” ...
McDonald’s Sees Biggest Sales Drop in a Decade [Published TIME.com - Sep 09 2014]
McDonald’s posted its worst monthly sales decline in more than a decade in August, according to new figures the company released Tuesday, as same-store sales dropped precipitously in Asia and ebbed across the rest of the world. Asia Pacific, Middle ...
McDonald’s Sees Biggest Sales Drop in a Decade [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 09 2014]
McDonald’s posted its worst monthly sales decline in more than a decade in August, according to new figures the company released Tuesday, as same-store sales dropped precipitously in Asia and ebbed across the rest of the world. Asia Pacific, Middle ...
McDonald's Posts Worst Sales Decline In 10 Years [Published Clusterstock - Sep 09 2014]
McDonald's global sales at stores open at least a year declined 3.7% in August.  That the worst same-store sales decline that the fast food giant has reported since March 2003, when global sales also fell 3.7%. Same-store sales at U.S. stores were ...
McDonald’s replaces US chief for the seco... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 23 2014]
McDonald's Corp is replacing its US president for the second time in two years, a move that suggests increased pressure on chief executive Don Thompson to improve sales in the fast food chain's home market.The company on Friday named former McDonald's ...
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