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McDonald’s ‘glocal’ focus reflected in Chicago restaurant

International menu items will feature at a special McDonald’s restaurant highlighting the company’s ‘glocal’ philosophy.

McDonald’s USA revamps McCafe

McDonald’s USA has revamped its McCafe brand, introducing new imagery and new beverages.

Studio City retail tenants revealed

Taubman Asia, managing the Macau Studio City retail component, has named the tenants already signed up.

McDonald’s India expands McCafe

McDonald’s India has taken its McCafe coffee concept into Bengaluru.

McDonald’s bets on coffee in India

Fast food giant McDonald’s believes coffee offers a huge opportunity in India. The company says increasing coffee consumption in tandem with rising income of the middle class have prompted a focus on its McCafe coffee brand. It currently has 27 McCafes in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Nashik and will open up to 150 more within three to five years. Smita Jatia, MD of McDonald’s India, west & south said the new stores would open in “key cities across west and south India”. “We…

McDonald’s plots Indian plan

Hardcastle Restaurants will expand McDonald’s Indian network to around 400 in four to five years. The master franchise of McDonald’s for western and southern India plans to spend around Rs750 crore (around $120 million) to add up to 250 new stores to its existing 189 restaurants in India. “Out of the new planned stores, about 60-70 per cent will come up in key big cities, while about 30-40 per cent will be set up in non-metros and smaller towns or highways,” Smita Jatia, MD at Hardca…

McCafe set for India launch

Fast food giant McDonald’s is taking its coffee concept McCafe to India with the first outlet planned for South Mumbai. McCafe is a coffee-house-style food and drink chain owned by McDonald’s, usually located within or outside the fast food restaurant. It was created and launched in Melbourne, Australia in 1993 by McDonald’s licensee Ann Brown. India’s coffee chain market is growing at an anual rate of 30 per cent according to Technopak Advisors. “McCafe is about affordable luxury, wher…

McDonald’s plans massive China expansion

Big Mac maker to hire 75,000 new staff in China.