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More fashion companies join coronavirus fight

More and more major international retailers are lining up to join the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

McDonald’s logo changed to promote social distancing

International fast food chain McDonald’s logo has been altered in some global markets to emphasise the importance of social distancing during the coronavirus crisis.

Food chains in Luzon close or reduce operations during quarantine

Several major food chains in Luzon, Philippines, have decided to either temporarily suspend their operations or reduce operating hours after the area was put into “enhanced community quarantine”.

McDonald’s UK to scrap plastic Happy Meal toys

McDonald’s is ditching its plastic Happy Meal toys in favour of more sustainably produced alternatives in its UK stores.

Metro Manila malls close, with only supermarkets, pharmacies remaining open

After Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced an “enhanced community quarantine” yesterday across Luzon, Metro Manila malls and some stores were temporarily closed to comply with the government’s fight against coronavirus.

McDonald’s scented candles top new merchandise range

McDonald’s scented candles are among a range of new merchandise items released by the fast-food giant in the US.

Ikea China closes all stores in wake of coronavirus

Swedish furniture and homewares chain Ikea has closed all of its mainland Chinese stores in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Burger King Taiwan gives away 10,000 burgers to McDonald’s, KFC customers

Burger King Taiwan is holding a marketing campaign offering 10,000 free burgers to customers of rivals McDonald’s and KFC.

McDonald’s Singapore launches limited-edition Hello Kitty carrier

McDonald’s has chosen Singapore as the first country in the world to launch its limited-edition Hello Kitty carrier.

McDonald’s Singapore launches limited-edition Hello Kitty carrier

McDonald’s has chosen Singapore as the first country in the world to launch its limited-edition Hello Kitty carrier.

McDonald’s Singapore sleepwear offer crashes app

A deal by McDonald’s Singapore offering free sleepwear along with McNuggets and McWings delivery orders crashed the brand’s delivery app and site within an hour, angering customers.

McDonald’s to buy AI voice-technology company Apprente

Fast-food restaurant giant McDonald’s is underscoring its increasing focus on technology by acquiring AI voice-technology company Apprente.