Mcdonald 's The World 's Leading Fast Food Service Retailer

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The McDonald’s Corporation is the world 's leading fast food service retailer. In 1948, This infamous fast food company initially began as a small hamburger stand in Des Plaines, Illinois. This restaurant which would soon become a market leading force. It was founded by two brothers, Dick and Mac Donald. McDonald’s currently has over 30,000 restaurants in over 100 countries. McDonalds serves nearly 47 million customers daily. It is one of the worlds most well-known brands and is a significant leader in the highly globally competitive food industry. McDonald’s has numerous social and economic influences across the world. Thus, McDonald’s has become an inherent aspect of various cultures world wide. Its menu consists of a very diverse food group. This includes foods such as; Hamburgers, Apple Pies, Sausage Biscuits, etc. McDonalds also implements locally adapted food menus. As there are McDonalds over 119 countries, the diverse cultures’ taste buds are different from European or US consumers. Although the menu may attract an array of customers, McDonald’s consistently makes minimal changes that will maximize results. As a result of many changes in the habits of many individuals world wide, competition and other factors such as the economy and profit loss, McDonalds attempts to continue new innovations and services. These attempts are in hope of maintaining old customers, attracting new customers and ultimately increasing revenue and profit. Over the past 60 years,…
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