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McDonald’s sales figures show marked improvement as Covid-19 lockdowns eased

Newly released McDonald’s sales figures have shown a marked global improvement for the business sequentially from late March through May despite Covid-19.

McDonald’s sales rise in South Korea, despite pandemic

Fast food chain McDonald’s sales grew 9 per cent in South Korea during the first four months of this year, in spite of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.Michael Arnold

McDonald’s, The Cheesecake Factory find the perfect recipe for staying relevant during crisis

With customers subjected to stay-at-home orders or lockdowns, several global brands have found a perfect recipe for staying relevant and connected.

McDonald’s Singapore shuts all stores during ‘circuit breaker’

McDonald’s Singapore has temporarily closed all its restaurants as preventative action during the island’s “circuit breaker” period.

Take-out, delivery shelter hamburger chains from virus impact

South Korean hamburger franchises are showing better performances during the coronavirus crisis than most restaurants thanks to take-out and delivery.

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.