Don Thompson

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Name: Don Thompson
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

McDonald's Earnings Are Tough to Swallow

Investors were hoping for any reprieve they could get their hands on when the fast-food behemoth reported first-quarter earnings, but that largely didn't happen. Instead, all investors got was a confirmation that consumers in the U.S. are voting with ... [Published Motley Fool - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

McDonald’s CEO Not Worried About Breakfast Competition From “Sandwich” Or “Taco Shops”

( Morton Fox ) You know what they say about if the breakfast kitchen is too hot you should get out, something like that? Well, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson sounds like he’s not even breaking a sweat when it comes to any competition from Taco Bell ... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

McDonald's First Quarter Profit Falls As U.S. Same-Store Sales Decline

Fast food customers weren’t craving McFlurries in the midst of winter’s unrelenting snow storms: This is one of the lessons from McDonald's first quarter earnings results, out Tuesday morning and in which the fast-food giant revealed that profit slipped ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Don’t Dump MCD Stock Just Yet – McDonalds Has a Plan

View All   Popular Posts: This Year’s 5 Hottest Marijuana Stocks Why Google Stock Dropped Today (And Why the Sellers Are Wrong) Yahoo Earnings Preview: What YHOO Stock Owners Need to Know Recent Posts: Pfizer Stock – 3 Reasons PFE Might ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

No pork in McDonald's meals, official UAE tests confirm

Abu Dhabi health authorities have been forced to investigate claims that pork had been detected in products sold by McDonald’s following widespread reports on social media networks.The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority responded to claims that mayonnaise ... [Published Arabian Business - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 26 reports

Earnings roundup: McDonald's profit slips as U.S. sales drop

NEW YORK — McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S.The world's biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first three months of the year as guest counts declined. After a decade of consistent ... [Published Omaha World-Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

McD’s CEO: We Have Not Been Affected by Breakfast Competition

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014McDonald’s says it hasn’t been affected by “recent competitors” in the breakfast space, a comment that was an obvious reference to Taco Bell’s recent entrance into the day part.“We have not seen an impact relative to the most ... [Published RestaurantNews.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

McDonald's Is Rebuilding Kitchens - Business Insider

Nir Elias/Reuters McDonald's is rebuilding its U.S. kitchens to make way for fresh and customizable menu options.The fast food giant is building new "prep tables" to make it easier for workers to chop fresh produce and make custom burger toppings, McDonald's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

McDonald's posts disappointing quarterly results

Oak Brook- based McDonald's has now missed analysts' sales expectations in six of the last eight quarters and profit forecasts in five of the last eight quarters, according to Bloomberg data. CEO Don Thompson tried to reassure Wall Street that he and ... [Published Insurance News Net - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

McDonald's Customer Traffic Nosedive In One Chart

McDonald's customer traffic problem is getting worse.The company reported disappointing first quarter earnings Tuesday, due in large part to a 1.7% decline in comparable sales in the U.S. McDonald's  attributed the results to " challenging industry dynamics" ... [Published Business Insider - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

McDonald's Sales And Earnings Miss Expectations

McDonald’s just reported Q1 earnings of $US1.21 per share, missing analysts’ expectations for $US1.24.This was on net revenue of $US6.70 billion, which was a hair below the $US6.72 billion expected.Comparable store sales worldwide climbed 0.5% year-over-year. ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

McDonald’s Sees April Sales Growth After Profit Fell Short

(Updates with analyst’s comment in fourth paragraph.)April 22 (Bloomberg) -- McDonald’s Corp.’s free coffee may have slowed diners’ rush to check out Taco Bell’s waffle tacos.While McDonald’s today posted falling sales at its established U.S. locations ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 22 2014]

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"this is not about a silver bullet. it is important to underscore that it will take time for consumers to notice the changes and reward us with increased visits" Thompson said on a conference call with analysts
...Mr. Thompson said Tuesday that the chain's strategy is to have a balance between "our core and new products and [focus on] enhancing marketing effectiveness while maximizing our opportunities to grow."
...are grounded in creating the best overall experience for our customers," said McDonald's President and Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson. "in the near term, we are prioritizing our efforts around those elements of the restaurant experience that are most impactful - offering the best food and beverage options and delivering outstanding service. for the long term, we are focused on more effectively leveraging consumer insights to guide our global growth priorities of optimizing our menu, modernizing the customer experience and broadening accessibility to brand mcdonald's. we are intent on pursuing initiatives that will strengthen our relationship with our customers to reignite our business momentum."
"we crack fresh eggs, we grill sausage and bacon, we bake biscuits and we toast muffins" Thompson said

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Transcript: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 [Published NBR.com - 56 mins ago]
McDonald's Earnings Are Tough to Swallow [Published Motley Fool - 1 hour ago]
McDonald’s CEO Not Worried About Breakfast Comp... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
Don’t Dump MCD Stock Just Yet – McDonalds Has a... [Published InvestorPlace.com - 5 hours ago]
No pork in McDonald's meals, official UAE tests... [Published Arabian Business - 5 hours ago]
In Brief: Home sales slow down as supply dwindl... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - 6 hours ago]
Earnings roundup: McDonald's profit slips as U.... [Published Omaha World-Herald - 9 hours ago]
McDonald’s CEO: No heat from breakfast competition [Published Boston Globe - 9 hours ago]
Briefcase [Published Portland Press Herald - 9 hours ago]
In Brief: McDonald's rivals not hurting breakfa... [Published Erie Times-News - 11 hours ago]
McD’s CEO: We Have Not Been Affected by Breakfa... [Published RestaurantNews.com - 14 hours ago]
McDonald's reports mixed first quarter results [Published Beef Central - 14 hours ago]
McDonald’s vs. Taco Bell: Q1 Earnings Edition [Published Slate Magazine - 15 hours ago]
McDonald’s profits fall as US diners stay away [Published City A.M. - 15 hours ago]
McDonald's Is Rebuilding Kitchens - Business In... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
Yum! Shares Pop On Strong China Sales, High Hop... [Published American Banking News - 16 hours ago]
McDonald's posts disappointing quarterly results [Published Insurance News Net - 17 hours ago]
McDonald's CEO Loves Breakfast. But Not All Day [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
McDonald's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earn... [Published Seeking Alpha - 17 hours ago]
McDonald's Is Rebuilding Kitchens To Look More ... [Published Business Insider - 18 hours ago]
McDonald's to focus on consumer-driven changes [Published Nations Restaurant News - 18 hours ago]
McD's CEO: We Have Not Been Affected by Breakfa... [Published Advertising Age - 19 hours ago]
Breakfast Heats Up As McDonald's, Yum Report… [Published Investor's Business Daily - 20 hours ago]
McDonald's Profit Edges Lower - WSJ.com [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
McDonald's CEO Loves Breakfast. But Not All Day [Published BusinessWeek - 20 hours ago]
McDonald's looks to customer engagement to boos... [Published FierceRetail - 21 hours ago]
McDonald’s 1Q Profit Slips As US Sales Decline [Published American Banking News - 21 hours ago]
McDonald's reports first quarter 2014 results [Published Feedstuffs - 21 hours ago]
McDonald's to make marketing 'less disparate' [Published Marketing Week - 21 hours ago]
McDonald’s Gets Fried Again: Another Quarter of... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 21 hours ago]
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McDonald’s CEO Not Worried About Breakfast Comp... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
( Morton Fox ) You know what they say about if the breakfast kitchen is too hot you should get out, something like that? Well, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson sounds like he’s not even breaking a sweat when it comes to any competition from Taco Bell ...
McDonald's Customer Traffic Nosedive In One Chart [Published Clusterstock - 23 hours ago]
McDonald's customer traffic problem is getting worse. The company reported disappointing first quarter earnings Tuesday, due in large part to a 1.7% decline in comparable sales in the U.S. McDonald's attributed the results to "challenging industry ...
McDonald’s Gets Fried Again: Another Quarter of... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 22 2014]
Source: Getty Images McDonald’s  ( NYSE:MCD ) shares were sitting at $99.67 at the start of trading on Tuesday morning, after gaining 0.63 percent in pre-market activity. The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company released its 2014 first-quarter earnings ...
McDonald's Sales And Earnings Miss Expectations... [Published Clusterstock - Apr 22 2014]
McDonald's just reported Q1 earnings of $1.21 per share, missing analysts' expectations for $1.24. This was on net revenue of $6.70 billion, which was a hair below the $6.72 billion expected. Comparable store sales worldwide climbed 0.5% year-over-year. ...
Forget Customers: Taco Bell, Burger King Are Ke... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 04 2014]
Source: Getty Images It’s tough at the top, especially when you’re on top of the fast food industry and everyone is gunning for your demise. That’s the position  McDonald’s  ( NYSE:MCD ) is in, and just ask CEO Don Thompson — the chain has a lot ...
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Bloomberg launches “the year ahead” franchise [Published Bloomberg Press Releases - Nov 15 2013]
McDonald's Continues To Invest For Future Growth [Published Financial Services - Nov 14 2013]
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