Coalition of Franchisee Associations

October 31, 2022

ESG and Beyond


If you attended the McDonald's meetings last week you're probably full-up with Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance.

So it's a good time for a refresher on the negatives involved with ESG. One of the more articulate experts in the field is Vivek Ramaswamy, a venture capitalist, and a vocal critic of ESG investing.

Or, if you've got 35 minutes to listen to Vivek be articulate,

I don't normally publish podcasts, but I think this one is on the WSJ-free side. If there's a problem please let me know.

October 13, 2022

Menu Simplification is Getting Complicated

We've discussed how the pressure to junk up the McDonald's menu comes from all directions - analysts, reporters, Twitter freaks, and cheese heads from other companies.

Of course, guess who worked for Kraft before he left them to reinvent McDonald's?

Kraft pushes on McDonald's for Big Mac collaboration

McDonald's Gain's Nearly $10.00 on Thursday


              Goldman and McDonald's provide biggest point boost


October 12, 2022

Expanding Your Horizons

There's been much conversation about the National Owners Association (NOA) and the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA). For everyone's convenience links to both organizations are in the header above.