40+ Super-Size Facts about McDonald’s Fast Food Business
Since its first outlet opened in 1948, McDonald’s has expanded from a family hamburger stand to a worldwide fast-food franchise, with over 30,000 restaurants in 118 countries. Time and time again, the fast food giant overcome economic odds, living through the tough economy with effective management and innovation in their menu. But in recent years, things has slowed down for the Golden Arches; their employees protests demanding a $15 minimum wage, people are blaming fast food chains for fattening America and more consumers want healthier options on their menu. While many feel the company delayed far too long to make suitable adjustments in response to sluggish sales, it has taken actions to continue to be the leader in the industry.