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Bigger and ”?"Instagrammable” Stores Driving Greenwich To Growth

Franchise the homegrown pizza-and-pasta brand for a minimum fee of Php1 million per store

Greenwich started the transformation of its stores in 2014. About half of itsover 1,000 stores today bear this new lookIf you’ve visited a Greenwich Pizza restaurant recently, you may have noticed it doesn’t look quite like it used to. The pizza-and-pasta subsidiary ...

by Paul John Caña  | October 16, 2017 04:00:00
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When Will Robots Finally Take Over the Fast-Food Business?

It's sooner than you think

It’s 1 p.m. in New York City, and the delis and fast-casual joints that line the streets of midtown are devolving into loud, heaving scrums of office workers rattling off orders for turkey on rye, and kale salads with dressing on the ...

by Elizabeth Dunn  | June 02, 2017 12:00:00
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21 McDonald's Facts That May Surprise You

Did you know Ronald McDonald is more recognizable than Santa Claus?

People are certainly free to retire older, but this woman takes the cake. Or should I say Big Mac?A 92-year-old employee of McDonald’s was recently highlighted for being one of McDonald’s oldest employees.Goh Gwek Eng works at a McDonald’s store in Singapore. Eng has ...

by Grace Reader  | May 17, 2017 12:00:00
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McDonald's Unveils the 'Frork,' a 'Flavor-Focused' Utensil

No word yet on when it'll be available in the Philippines

To promote its new Signature Crafted Recipe sandwiches, McDonald’s got … inventive.Poking fun at innovation, McDonald’s released an infomercial unveiling the “Frork” -- a fry-fork hybrid. Starring pitchman Anthony Sullivan and McDonald’s Chef Mike, the “uselessly useful” utensil -- which is basically a fork ...

by Rose Leadem  | May 05, 2017 02:00:00
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This is How Jollibee Plans to Conquer Europe

The fast food giant is planning to open its first store in Italy in October

In April, when Jollibee first announced that they were planning to open in Europe--and in Italy no less--it felt like a tall order. Italians are known all over the world for their cooking; it's a country where nearly everything tastes good, from the ...

by Sasha Lim Uy for Esquiremag.ph  | April 26, 2017 12:00:00
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‘Hugot’ Lines Win 20M Views for Jollibee Unit’s Online Video in China

An emotional family-oriented theme works well for the Chinese as for Pinoys

Short but well-told online video ads that celebrate close family ties, which are popular among Philippine audiences, apparently also find resonance among online viewers in China.When Yonghe King, a Chinese restaurant chain owned by Philippine fast food giant Jollibee Food, released an ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 17, 2017 11:00:00
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Lab-Grown Chicken Strips Could Change the Meat Industry Forever

If these innovative food startups get their way, the days of the slaughterhouse may be over

For decades, there have been concerns about the environmental impact of and the treatment of animals in the $200 billion American meat industry. Two startups are looking to shake things up.Bay Area company Memphis Meats and Netherlands-based Mosa Meats have made it their goal ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 17, 2017 12:00:00
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McDo PH Pays Tribute To Teachers in New Online Video

Fast food giant CEO Kenneth Yang says they pioneered online TVCs in the country

McDonald's Ph president Kenneth Yang is joined by actors Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera as well as Ronald McDonald to serve free breakfast to diners in celebration of National Breakfast Day at the McDonald's branch in Valero Street, Makati CityMcDonald’s Philippines has ...

by Paul John Caña  | March 13, 2017 09:00:00
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McDonald's Preserves Ancient Roman Road Beneath Its New Restaurant

The company has created its first-ever 'restaurant museum'

Did you know there’s a McDonald’s in Guantanamo Bay Prison? How about inside a plane in New Zealand, or below the Museum of Communism in Prague? Suffice to say, there are McDonald’s restaurants in some surprising and bizarre places.One of the company’s ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 04, 2017 12:00:00
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(Infographic) Jollibee vs McDonald's: Who's Leading in the Metro?

The home of the Champ is champ overall, but the home of the Big Mac leads in some business districts

A comparison of Jollibee Foods and McDonald's store locations in Metro Manila as of early January 2017 shows a surprising result.At 253, the number of Jollibee branches in the National Capital Region's 17 cities easily overwhelms McDonald's 164 stores. The figures were ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | January 15, 2017 11:00:00
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Jollibee and McDonald's: Racing Across the Nation

Long before the government’s announcement of a rural bias in its development strategy, the country's two biggest fast food chains have been opening branches outside the capital at a quickening pace. Here's a look at their reach beyond Metro Manila

 In the Philippines, economic progress at the city or town level is often indicated by the presence or absence of a fast food chain, especially Jollibee Foods and McDonald's. The two food joints have been competing with each other ever since they ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 29, 2016 11:00:00
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The 16 Biggest Fast-Food Flops of These Major Fast-Food Chains

With the New Year around the corner, you won't have to worry about a McPizza or Frings tempting you to break your resolutions

IMAGE McDonalds via Entrepreneur.comFast-food franchises are notorious for coming up with some crazy concoctions. Sometimes they’re a hit and other times they’re a total flop. We’ll give them one thing though: They sure are brave to test some funky foods in the ...

by Rose Leadem  | December 19, 2016 12:00:00
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McDonald's to sell a bigger Big Mac ”" and a less big, Big Mac?

In the US, the huge burger chain plans to serve up some different options early next year

It's true that we encourage readers of this site to innovate, disrupt and change the status quo.But sometimes, when it comes to customer service, we suppose there is something to be said about just giving the people what they want. Or, if ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 13, 2016 12:00:00
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