Still, Mickey D
's is betting big on China, where it aims to add 250 units by 2008, for a total of 1,000.
You only have 15 minutes between swim practice and your afternoon babysitting job, and the drive-thru at Mickey D
's is right on the way.
's and Burger King and all the rest got it right when they decided to roll out the promo packages.
One father stated, "she's [the mother] is going to Red Lobster or whatever and you can't even go to Mickey D
's or Burger King and get a ninety-nine cent hamburger." Another father said, "they should be able to show receipts once they get the check, what they spent our child's, show the receipt what they gonna do.
Country-fried steak and table service at Mickey D
's," was the immediate and unanimous response from the backseat.
Golden Arches East is a first rate example of this new attention -- a multi-faceted anthropological examination of cultural implications and consumer reactions to Mickey D
's in five East Asian cities: Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul and Tokyo.
The lower Dining Concourse will have more reasonably priced food outlets, but we're talking Zaro's, Mendy's Restaurant and Delicatessen, Masala (from Dawat) and Citarella - no Mickey D
Although McDonald's eateries around the world adapt to local tastes with such delicacies as pork burgers, vegetable Mcburgers and Vegetable McNuggets, the Indian Mickey D
's is the first to just say no to beef.
Tackling her second year as head of the "Harvard of the fast-food business," Rogers, 43, is responsible for laying the educational and training foundation for the management of Mickey D
's franchises worldwide.
Even the formal press release explaining the month-long app promotion takes a shot at Mickey D
He hits Mickey D
's after school--you get a Big Mac attack.
That's the Mickey D
's copycat fast food joint operated by Soleyman Qassab.
Now, I like a Mickey D
's as much as the next man, but being unable to open your door for their packaging is enough to raise the temper of even the most serene.
But Jollibee has captured a 46% share of market (compared with 19% for Mickey D
's) by catering to the local penchant for spicy and sweet flavors in burgers and chicken.