Coalition of Franchisee Associations
December 29, 2022
December 27, 2022
December 23, 2022
Mass Exodus - May 2002
In a recap of the year's most important stories, Johnathan Maze featured the relationship challenges in the McDonald's system.
“There’s always a push and pull that exists between franchisee and franchisor,” Kempczinski told investors last year.
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.
December 20, 2022
December 19, 2022
December 17, 2022
December 13, 2022
Yum Brands - Huge, Getting Bigger
54,000 locations and looking to add 100,000?
A lot more Taco Bells, KFCs, and Pizza Huts on the way - Maze
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.
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.
December 9, 2022
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.
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.