The Value of the Value Menu and Promotions

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The Value of the Value Menu and Promotions Fast food is a food that can be prepared and served quickly. When a person thinks of fast foods, McDonalds, Wendy's, and many others usually comes to mind. When a person looks at the menu, there are combo meals, entrée's, drinks, sides, desserts, and usually a value menu. The "value menu" is usually a group of items ranging in price from $.99 to $2. Depending on the chain, their value menu may be different. A person may analyze the portion's size, or the quantity for the dollar amount. McDonalds, Wendy's, Rally's, Arby's, and Sonic are some examples of fast food restaurants that have value menus, which is actually a value deal! First, let's take a look at the McDonalds value menu. McDonalds not only has a value menu, but also a dollar menu that has breakfast items and lunch items. McDonalds' dollar menu is actually a dollar (excluding tax). Now, the extra value menu has items that range from $1.19 to $4.99. Did you know that some of the entrees sandwiches cost twice as much as the Dollar Menu sandwiches. For instance, a McChicken costs $1, while the Angus Bacon & Cheese costs about $3.69. A person could buy three McChickens for the price of one Angus Bacon & Cheeseburger. Another type of value are the promotions McDonalds runs. For instance, some of the current promotions includes: the two Bacon Egg and Cheese Biscuits for the $3 and the any size soft drink for $1. Knowing this information, a person can create a " value menu"

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