Coalition of Franchisee Associations

December 23, 2022

December 22, 2022

Skynet Will Cook Your Big Mac

It's amusing that the press coverage ignores the fact that the store still needs to be staffed with humans who prepare the food.

McDonald's launches first automated restaurant?

December 12, 2022

Great Explanation of ESG

Many fans of former Carl's Jr. CEO Andy Puzder visit this site. Here's Andy's explanation of ESG. It's a five-minute video and yes it's a promo for PragerU but that's tiny.

Andy Puzder - Woke to Broke - PragerU

December 11, 2022

Here Come the Thugs

The previous two topics are, of course, interrelated. 

Joint Employer creates a unionized situation.

Unionization makes Joint Employer a given.

That's why the same people are pushing for both initiatives.

Warning "Joint Employer" Ahead

The next step toward widespread unionization - Restaurant Bussiness Online

December 6, 2022

Vanguard Group Backs Away From ESG

Vanguard is the top owner of MCD controlling 67 million shares or over nine percent of the company, valued today at over $18 billion.

Vanguard quits net zero climate effort - Reuters

December 5, 2022

McDonald's TV Commercial Nostalgia

This article is a few years old but still insightful. I don't watch a lot of conventional TV but the McDonald's commercials I see are just selling discounted food, even McRib. The last "Food. Folks, and Fun "style commercial I remember was, I think, titled "Maria" and was about a young lady working her way through school at McDonald's.

Of course, these days, if McDonald's management and their agencies were set loose to produce "feel good" commercials you'd end up with drippy global warming messages and other politically correct (Woke) themes. 

The McDonald's commercials that live in our minds, rent free

December 4, 2022

Latest Attempt at a Mini-Mac

Just about the time a bunch of limited-parking restaurants are open the green government(s) will demand two or three stalls for EV recharging.

To go - Or not to go - NRN