Don Thompson

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Can McDonald's Be Saved -- Again?

For the year, comparable sales are down 0.7%, and the stock price has dropped nearly 10% from a high this spring above $103. After McDonald's stock beat all other Dow components in 2011, shares have basically flatlined, losing 5% while the S&P 500 has ... [Published Motley Fool - 7 hours ago]
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 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Companies' success should be measured by employees' welfare

It wasn’t just the customer’s guilt that started dwindling when McDonald’s announced plans to put tablet ordering systems in some restaurants across the globe. The higher-ups of the multibillion dollar corporation can breathe a sigh of relief, knowing ... [Published LSU Daily Reveille - 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 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

MCD Stock Looks Tempting, But Ultimately Just Empty Calories

Popular Posts: Recent Posts: Anyone coming to one of the 14,200 or so McDonald’s ( MCD ) locations between September 16 to September 29 during breakfast hours can help themselves to a free coffee. Though diners will surely appreciate the company’s magnanimous ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fast-Food CEOs Challenged By Troubled Times

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014The CEOs of major fast food brands are facing a surprising amount of tension and stress right now. Their current woes began with the recession and loss of interest from customers who want higher quality for the same low prices. ... [Published RestaurantNews.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Milford church to host Cyberbullying Seminar saturday

BY ALI ARMSTRONGEDITORCyberbullying has long been a growing problem for children, but one Milford church is offering resources to help.Eric Travis, Missioner for Youth and Young Adults of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, will host an interactive seminar ... [Published Spinal Column Online - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

McDonald’s Next Play: McBrunch?

OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald's Corp. may be targeting a new mealtime after filing a federal trademark registration for "McBrunch" in July, according to a BurgerBusiness report . However, there's no guarantee the fast-food chain will put the trademark to ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rex Smith: More cost than we see to fast food

With his company getting beaten up in both the media and the marketplace, you've got to feel just a little sympathy for the CEO of McDonald's.Not a whole lot of sympathy, mind you — Don Thompson can put up with a lot for a job that paid him $9.5 million ... [Published Times Union - Sep 13 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 - 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]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 16 reports

Executive lineup changes again at McDonald’s

NEW YORK — McDonald’s on Friday named a new president for its flagship US division, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years.The world’s biggest hamburger chain says former McDonald’s executive Mike Andres will replace ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 23 2014]

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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."
"the operational foundation has to be strong enough for us to be able to move forward with customization and personalization at the level that we want to at mcdonald's" Thompson said
...affected by slow industry growth and a highly competitive market, said McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, who noted in a news release that the company is "addressing its service, value and menu opportunities to enhance customer service and loyalty."

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McDonald’s Raises Dividend by 5 Percent [Published Hamodia - Sep 19 2014]
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MCD Stock Looks Tempting, But Ultimately Just E... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Sep 18 2014]
McDonald's slump no easy fix; experts say focus... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 18 2014]
McDonald's faces worst year in nearly a decade [Published Individual.com - Sep 18 2014]
The Tao of North Korea [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Sep 17 2014]
Milford church to host Cyberbullying Seminar sa... [Published Spinal Column Online - Sep 17 2014]
Fast-Food CEOs Challenged By Troubled Times [Published RestaurantNews.com - Sep 17 2014]
McDonald’s Next Play: McBrunch? [Published CSnews.com - Sep 17 2014]
McDonald's understands global tastes – just not... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Sep 13 2014]
Rex Smith: More cost than we see to fast food [Published Times Union - Sep 13 2014]
Is this the change you hoped for? [Published HeraldNet - Sep 12 2014]
Young artists dazzle [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
Fast-Food CEOs Are Caught in Perfect Storm of Woes [Published Chief Executive - Sep 11 2014]
McBrunch? McD's sets record straight [Published CNBC - Sep 11 2014]
Brunch At McDonald's? Maybe Later [Published Media Post - Sep 11 2014]
McDonald’s sees significant sales drop in APMEA [Published Meat Process - Sep 11 2014]
McDonald's shares poor global sales performance... [Published QSR Media - Sep 11 2014]
How McDonald's Plans to Battle Tough Market Con... [Published Food and Drink Digital - Sep 11 2014]
McDonald's faces headwinds in US and abroad: An... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 11 2014]
McDonald's sees plummeting August sales due to ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 11 2014]
UK shines as global sales fall 3.7% at McDonald’s [Published Peach Report - Sep 10 2014]
McDonald's considers "McBrunch" [Published USA Today - Sep 10 2014]
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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 ...
How McDonald’s is trying to shake its junk food... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 18 2014]
NEW YORK — At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain’s menu. A Kung Pao chicken appetizer was made with Chicken McNuggets doused in sweet and sour sauce ...
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McDonald's Shareholders vote ok on CEO pay [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 22 2014]
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McDonald's Announces 3-Year Total Cash Return T... [Published Financial Services - May 28 2014]
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