We are not unjustly marketing to kids, and Ronald is not a bad guy ... He's about fun, he's a clown, and I'd encourage you to let your kids have some fun, too.
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McDonald's menu dropping a salad, chicken fingers
the head of its U.S. business. The move came after a key sales figure dropped for the first time in nearly a decade. CEO Don Thompson , who took the top spot this summer, has said the company has a strong pipeline of new items for 2013.As for the Angus Third Read more »
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9-Year-Old Girl Tells McDonald’s CEO: Stop Trying To Trick Kids Into Eating Your Food
Oooooh, someone’s in trouuuuble! Chastisements can come in tiny packages, as one nine-year-old girl proved at today’s annual McDonald’s shareholders meeting. She took to the mic with a pretty clear message for Mickey D’s CEO Don Thompson: ”It would be ni 5/23/13 from Consumerist Read more »
McDonald's CEO: 'The Way You Describe Us Is Not Who We Are'
McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson delivered a pointed retort to critics at the chain’s annual shareholders meeting Thursday morning: “The way you describe us is not who we are.” Mr. Thompson was responding to critics who say the chain markets unfairly to kids 5/23/13 from Advertising Age Read more »
Hannah Robertson: Girl corners McDonald's CEO at shareholders meeting
She may only be little, but Hannah Robertson has a lot of big opinions - and an even bigger voice. The nine-year-old showed it off at a McDonald's shareholders meeting in Oak Brook, Illinois on Thursday morning when she cornered the fast-food chain's CEO 5/23/13 from Daily Mail - UK Read more »
McDonalds CEO Says “We Don’t Sell Junk Food,” Pushes Kiwi On A Stick
“We don’t sell junk food,” McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson said to a girl raising concerns about healthy eating. “We sell a lot of fruits and vegetables at McDonald’s and we’re trying to sell a lot more.” He went on to describe the chain’s “healthier” option 5/23/13 from Blisstree Read more »
McDonald's can't shake criticism
MCDONALD'S has again faced criticism that it's a purveyor of junk food that markets to children at its annual shareholder meeting. The world's biggest hamburger chain has been looking to keep up with changing tastes as people increasingly opt for foods t 5/23/13 from The Daily Telegraph Read more »