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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.

Single-use cup consumption plummets in South Korea

Single-use cup consumption at Korean fast-food restaurants has plunged by 72 per cent, according to a Korea Times report.

McDonald’s China links loyalty program to Ele.me app

McDonald’s customers in China can now earn loyalty points when they order a Big Mac through Ele.me, Alibaba Group’s on-demand delivery platform.

McDonald’s India ends food fight with former partner

McDonald’s India has bought out its former partner Vikram Bakshi’s 50 per cent stake, ending a six-year dispute.

McDonald’s Malaysia to open 20 more stores

McDonald’s Malaysia will launch 20 new McDonald’s Drive-Thru restaurants before the end of the year.

McDonald’s buys tech firm to boost drive-thru sales

McDonald’s is set to purchase US/Israeli personalisation vendor Dynamic Yield in an attempt to boost drive-thru sales.

McDonald’s sales growth continues, but US numbers cause concern

Fast-food chain McDonald’s has logged its 13th consecutive month of positive same-store sales during the third quarter.

Luxury and retail dominate 2018 top 100 brands list

Apple, Google and Amazon top the 2018 top 100 brands rankings announced by Global brand consultancy Interbrand.

Foreign fast-food chains rack up losses in Vietnam

Foreign fast-food chains in Vietnam are chalking up heavy financial losses despite strong revenue.

Yum China takeover bid in discussion

Yum China could be the target of a takeover bid, which if it proceeds would make it the largest consumer-company sale in Chinese history.

McDonald’s China marks 300 store openings

McDonald’s China has opened 300 new stores during the last year, targeting lower-tier cities.