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June 21, 2024 at 2:34 PM

McDonald's launches $5 meal deal

The fast-food giant announced the new deal starts June 25.
June 21, 2024 at 2:34 PM
VIDEO: McDonald's launches $5 meal deal
June 21, 2024 at 1:34 PM

What to know about McDonald's new $5 value meal

McDonald's will roll out its new $5 value meal on June 25 amid rising food costs and customer complaints.
June 21, 2024 at 1:34 PM
McDonald's meal of Big Mac, French fries and a soft drink is seen on Feb. 16, 2023.
May 30, 2024 at 7:51 PM

McDonald's sets the numbers straight on exaggerated prices on social media

McDonald's USA president Joe Erlinger wrote a blog post addressing the pricing vs. pre-pandemic and in line with inflation, plus emphasized the value meal strategy.
May 30, 2024 at 7:51 PM
The McDonald's restaurant logo and golden arch is lit up, April 20, 2006, in Chicago.
1 month ago

Details shared about McDonald's $5 meals

The fast-food giant will reportedly feature a meal with a sandwich, McNuggets, fries and a drink to address concerns about rising prices.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Details shared about McDonald's $5 meals
1 month ago

McDonald’s weighs adding $5 value meal

The fast food chain may be rolling out a five-buck value meal in the near future, according to Bloomberg, as many fast food chains respond to tough feedback from customers about rising prices.
1 month ago
VIDEO: McDonald’s weighs adding $5 value meal
1 month ago

Value on the McDonald's menu?

A new report suggests McDonald's will be the latest chain to offer new discounted options after a drop in sales triggered by high prices. ABC News' Rhiannon Ally reports.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Value on the McDonald's menu?
1 month ago

McDonald’s reportedly considering launch of $5 value meal

Reports say that McDonalds is looking to launch a $5 dollar value meal in an effort to win back customers staying home because of inflation.
1 month ago
VIDEO: McDonald’s reportedly considering launch of $5 value meal
2 months ago

McDonald’s and Starbucks report lower sales

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous breaks down national business headlines.
2 months ago
VIDEO: McDonald’s and Starbucks report lower sales
3 months ago

$12 dinner box McDonald's order goes viral on TikTok

Leiela Kapewa-Latu shared a video of her ordering a $12 dinner box at a local Texas McDonald's that's racked up more than 12 million views on TikTok.
3 months ago
Leiela Kapewa-Latu ordered the $12 dinner box at her local Texas McDonald's, which has now gone viral on TikTok.
5 months ago

McDonalds says it will make menu more affordable

The fast food chain's CEO has been facing complaints about rising prices.
5 months ago
VIDEO: McDonalds says it will make menu more affordable
5 months ago

McDonald's stock drops, CEO promises affordability amid earnings outlook

McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski addressed menu price concerns of affordability during the latest earnings call after growth didn't meet expectations.
5 months ago
A McDonald's restaurant sign is seen in San Diego, March 31, 2015.
5 months ago

McDonald's CEO promises affordability after complaints about pricing

Chris Kempczinski addressed concerns during an earnings call after growth didn't meet expectations and customers complained of high-priced food.
5 months ago
VIDEO: McDonald's CEO promises affordability after complaints about pricing
7 months ago

McDonald's tests new small format concept, CosMc's, a beverage-led restaurant

McDonald's announced the testing of CosMc's, a new beverage-led, small format fast food chain coming to a handful of areas next year.
7 months ago
The new signage being tested with McDonald's new beverage-led concept, CosMc's.
8 months ago

Companies from Starbucks to McDonald's face controversy amid Israel-Hamas war

Over 150 companies have released statements condemning the initial Hamas attack.
8 months ago
Over 150 companies have released statements condemning the initial Hamas attack.
8 months ago

Companies from Starbucks to McDonald's face controversy amid Israel-Hamas war

Over 150 companies have released statements condemning the initial Hamas attack.
8 months ago
Redesigned Starbucks Coffee shop with Mobile Order pick up window out front, Queens, New York, Sept. 12, 2023.
9 months ago

McDonald's unveils 2 new condiments: Sweet and Spicy Jam, Mambo dipping sauce

McDonald's will launch two new condiments, Sweet & Spicy Jam and Mambo sauce, to its popular lineup for a limited time.
9 months ago
2 new sauces hit the menu at McDonald’s on Oct. 9
9 months ago

Score 50-cent double cheeseburgers at McDonald's on Monday

McDonald's is celebrating national cheeseburger day with a 50 cent double cheeseburger deal.
9 months ago
A McDonald's double cheeseburger is shown against a white background.
9 months ago

McDonald's phases out self-serve soft drinks

McDonald's is officially phasing out its self-serve soft drink machines.
9 months ago
Exterior view of a McDonald's restaurant in New York City on March 8, 2022.
1 year ago

2 women go viral with DIY McDonald’s sundae hack

Two best friends took the internet by storm with their sundae creation that brings together some interesting ingredients.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 2 women go viral with DIY McDonald’s sundae hack
1 year ago

Over 300 minors found working at 3 McDonald's franchisees: Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor fined three McDonald's franchisees after it was revealed that children were working there in violation of federal labor law.
1 year ago
The U.S. Department of Labor fined three McDonald's franchisees after it was revealed that children were working there in violation of federal labor law.
1 year ago

300 minors, including 10-year-olds, found working at 3 McDonald's franchisees: DOL

The U.S. Department of Labor fined three McDonald's franchisees after it was revealed that children were working there in violation of federal labor law.
1 year ago
Signage is displayed outside a McDonald's Corp. fast food restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, Jan. 14, 2019.
1 year ago

McDonald's revamping its classic burger

The fast-food chain is hoping some small changes to how its burgers are cooked will have customers flipping.
1 year ago
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1 year ago

Mini horse waits for ice cream in back seat of car at McDonald's drive-thru

A person waiting for their order at a McDonald's drive-thru was joined by an unexpected fellow customer: a small horse waiting patiently in the back seat of a car for ice cream.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Mini horse waits for ice cream in back seat of car at McDonald's drive-thru
2 years ago

How McDonald's is leaning into value amid inflation

McDonald's CMO Tariq Hassan spoke exclusively to "GMA."
2 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald’s CMO talks how fast-food giant is tackling inflation
2 years ago

McDonald’s CMO talks how fast-food giant is tackling inflation

Chief Marketing Officer Tariq Hassan on how the company aims to keep prices low for families dealing with inflation.
2 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald’s CMO talks how fast-food giant is tackling inflation
2 years ago

McDonald's to leave Russia

The company said it has initiated a process to sell its Russian business.
2 years ago
The company said it has initiated a process to sell its Russian business.
2 years ago

McDonald's adds new chocolatey pretzel McFlurry to the menu

McDonald's announced a new limited-time McFlurry with chocolate and pretzel pieces.
2 years ago
The new chocolatey pretzel McFlurry from McDonald's.
2 years ago

Get secret menu items from McDonald’s and more

McDonald’s and other major chains are creating secret menus with delicious combinations of their most popular items.
2 years ago
VIDEO: How to get secret menu items from McDonald's
2 years ago

McDonald's adds 4 new menu item mashups including a hash brown McMuffin

McDonald's has added four new customer-inspired mashups to the menu for the first time ever.
2 years ago
A new menu mashup item at McDonald's inspired by customers who hack the menu.
3 years ago

Text from McDonald's CEO appears to blame parents of children who were fatally shot

"The parents failed those kids," the McDonalds chief executive wrote.
3 years ago
Dressed as Ronald McDonald, Kristian Armendariz kicks empty food boxes that resemble McDonald's Happy Meals during a protest outside the company's corporate office, Nov. 3, 2021, in Chicago.
3 years ago

McDonald's to make Happy Meal toys more sustainable by end of 2025

McDonald’s announced a new effort to drastically reduce the use of plastics in Happy Meal toys globally.
3 years ago
A Happy Meal toy made of cardboard is displayed with a Happy Meal box, Sept. 20, 2021. McDonald's plans to drastically reduce the plastic in its Happy Meal toys worldwide by 2025.
3 years ago

McDonald's hit by data breach

The burger chain said there was no interruption to operations.
3 years ago
Employees of McDonald's serve a BTS meal on May 27, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea.
3 years ago

McDonald’s increases minimum wage by 10%

The restaurants will begin paying workers between $11 and $17 an hour, depending on the location. The company is hoping to hire 10,000 more employees in the next three months.
3 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald’s increases minimum wage by 10%
3 years ago

McDonald's launches new campaign to help spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness

McDonald's McCafé cups and seal stickers will help raise vaccine awareness this summer in partnership with the Biden Administration and "We Can Do This" campaign.
3 years ago
McDonald's partnered with the Biden Administration to create new coffee cups that lead customers to learn more about how to protect themselves and others from COVID-19.
4 years ago

McDonald's launching 'McPlant' meat-free burger, new crispy chicken sandwich in 2021

McDonald's announced the meat-free burger during a presentation for investors.
4 years ago
McDonalds new P.L.T. plant based burger is photographed in one of the company's test locations in London, Ontario on Sept. 30, 2019.
4 years ago

Dozens of Black former franchisees sue McDonald's, alleging racial discrimination

Dozens of Black former franchisees are suing McDonalds, alleging decades of systemic racial discrimination and inequity at the fast-food corporation.
4 years ago
A McDonald's restaurant in Queens, New York, Aug. 10, 2020.
4 years ago

2 McDonald's workers shot in COVID-19 altercation

The female suspect allegedly became angry when told the dining room was closed.
4 years ago
The female suspect allegedly became angry when told the dining room was closed.
4 years ago

Smallest English county finally caves to welcome McDonald's to town

Residents in Rutland, England have agreed to allow a McDonald's fast-food restaurant in the county.
4 years ago
People walk through the centre of the town of Oakham, as local officials consider plans to build a McDonald's drive-thru burger outlet, in Oakham, England, Jan. 14, 2020.  Rutland is the only county in England without a branch of the fast food chain, and a planning application for the restaurant north of Oakham ttriggered more than 50 objections.
4 years ago

Executives file lawsuit alleging discrimination at McDonald's

Two African American women executives at McDonald’s Corp. sued the fast-food giant for racial discrimination in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Illinois.
4 years ago
Fast food restaurant McDonald's.
5 years ago

McDonald's former CEO to receive generous severance pay, stock options

Steve Easterbrook will receive 26 weeks of severance, which will be paid in a lump sum six months after his termination date.
5 years ago
Steve Easterbrook, CEO of McDonald's Corp., attends the annual Allen and Co. Sun Valley media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, July 10, 2019.
5 years ago

McDonald's CEO fired for relationship with employee

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook was removed from his position after admitting to a consensual relationship that violates company policy.
5 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald's CEO fired for relationship with employee
5 years ago

McDonald’s launches its 1st takeout-only restaurant in London

The restaurant has no seating areas, replaces cashiers have been replaced with touchscreens and it offers a limited menu including favorites like the Big Mac.
5 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald’s launches its 1st takeout-only restaurant in London
5 years ago

25 sexual harassment complaints and lawsuits filed against McDonald's

The allegations cover 20 cities across the country.
5 years ago
McDonald's restaurant in Lawrence Township, N.J., Aug., 14, 2018.
5 years ago

McDonald's faces more than 2 dozen sexual harassment complaints, lawsuits

Multiple women said that they faced retaliation when they reported the behavior, and in some cases say they were; the company's CEO's committed to a "harassment and bias-free workplace."
5 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald's faces more than 2 dozen sexual harassment complaints, lawsuits
5 years ago

McDonald's customer gives car to drive-through worker

Chris Ellis said Vicki Anderson made him smile every time he visited the fast-food restaurant in Kansas.
5 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald's customer gives car to drive-through worker
6 years ago

McDonald's manager attacked by woman over ketchup

Police say they are searching for a McDonald's customer caught on surveillance video attacking two employees last month at a restaurant in Santa Ana, California.
6 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald's manager attacked by woman over ketchup
6 years ago

Everything you need to know about the McDonald's salad parasite outbreak

Nearly 300 people have been infected by a parasite in McDonald's salads.
6 years ago
A McDonald's restaurant is pictured in Gettysburg, Pa., Sept. 10, 2016.
6 years ago

McDonald's workers allege widespread sexual misconduct

McDonald's employees in nine cities have filed sexual-misconduct complaints.
6 years ago
VIDEO: McDonald's employees in nine cities have filed sexual-misconduct complaints.
6 years ago

McDonald's workers allege widespread sexual misconduct

McDonald's employees in nine cities have filed sexual misconduct complaints.
6 years ago
In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a logo of McDonald's in front of its restaurant in Tokyo.
7 years ago

VIDEO:  Woman climbs through McDonald's drive-thru window to steal food and cash