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In Russia, McDonald"s Serves Local Fries and a Side of Realpolitik

Once an ambassador of American culture in post-Soviet Russia, McDonald’s is now navigating rising U.S.-Kremlin tensions. To stay above the fray, the chain is taking a new tack: Go Russian......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 9th, 2018

Falling rouble sees McDonald"s French fries turn Russian

French fries at McDonald's restaurants in Russia will be Russian from now on, as U.S. sanctions have spurred on a shift by the American fast-food chain to use local potatoes. Ivor Bennett reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 26th, 2018

U.S. sanctions encourage McDonald"s to cook up Russian fries

LIPETSK, Russia (Reuters) - French fries at McDonald's restaurants from Moscow to Murmansk will be Russian from now on, as U.S. sanctions have spurred on a shift by the American fast-food chain to use local potatoes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2018

McDonald"s is succeeding in Russia by going local

With the relationship between the United States and Russia fraying, how does McDonald's Corp. avoid potential tussles? By going local. It started back in April, when the Chicago-based burger giant (NYSE: MCD) began using Russian-grown potatoes and a Rus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

U.S. Sanctions on Russia Hit McDonald"s French Fries

Sanctions, a wobbling ruble and trade embargoes mean that hundreds of McDonald's restaurants in Russia are looking for a new source for their potatoes......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 26th, 2018

The Latest: Kim, Putin to meet Thursday in Russia"s Far East

The Latest on Kim-Putin meeting (all times local): 4:25 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2019

Urban revival that’s a mere hop from the men’s Final Four

The NCAA Final Four basketball tournament is in town, and the local chef Brenda Langton serves up five new spots in the Downtown East neighborhood just four blocks away......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2019

Executive Voice: He sees chance for credit union to grow, serve

Mark Caverly joined Local Government Federal Credit Union as a financial analyst in 1997. He has worked his way up the ranks at the $2 billion Raleigh-based institution and now serves as president......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2019

New spicy Steak Rattlesnake Fries are sliding into Taco Bell for limited time

Taco Bell is spicing things up with a new limited-time side item. Steak Rattlesnake Fries slide into restaurants nationwide .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 21st, 2019

Estonia: Danske Bank branch must close over alleged fraud

Estonia's financial watchdog says the local branch of Danske Bank must close after the financial group admitted that massive sums of money from Russia and former Soviet states had been laundered through the subsidiary......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 19th, 2019

Bankers suggest Russian firms delist as sanctions uncertainty bites

Uncertainty caused by the expansion of U.S. sanctions on Russia last year has pushed companies' share prices lower, prompting investment bankers to suggest their clients should delist from local and international exchanges......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2019

Inaugural french fry festival sets debut in Phoenix

Do you want fries with that? Everyone's favorite side dish will take center stage at downtown Phoenix's newest festival in April. Fried, a french fry and music fest, will take over Margaret T. Hance Park April 20 from 2 to 10 p.m. Tickets for the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

Planes, trains and trams frozen out by Minnesota weather

Frigid temperatures in the Twin Cites that reached a low of minus 28 degrees on Wednesday morning are taking a toll on local transportation. Several flights have been canceled at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, the tram that serves the A, B .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

Russia to check P&G"s compliance with local data laws

Russia's communications watchdog is carrying out checks to establish whether U.S. consumer goods group Procter & Gamble and Burger King are complying with local data laws, a spokesman for the watchdog said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 28th, 2019

McDonald's is giving away a free, delicious hour of bacon

To celebrate bacon's arrival on three menu classics, McDonald's is hosting a nationwide free bacon giveaway on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 4 to 5 p.m. local time at participating locations.      &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 23rd, 2019

McDonald's goes bacon crazy: Cheesy Bacon Fries, Big Mac Bacon and Quarter Pounder Bacon

McDonald's is launching Cheesy Bacon Fries, the Big Mac Bacon burger and Quarter Pounder Bacon burger Jan. 30 for a limited time.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 9th, 2019

Meet the investor that bought the debt of the SouthSide Works

New York investor specializing in distressed assets plans to rejuvenate South Side mixed-use district that caters to the local community, calling it a "classic basis reset situation.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

Russia Demands US Justify Arrest Of Suspected Arms Dealer

When the news broke earlier this week that the US had arrested a Russian national in the Northern Mariana Islands, it largely flew under the radar, registering mostly in local media like the Saipan Times. But on Saturday, the story of the arr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 5th, 2019

China Accused Of "Huge Hack" Of Thousands Of European Diplomatic Cables

Step side Russia: the new global hacking bogeyman is now officially Chi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 19th, 2018

McDonald’s and Instacart Executives Talk Competition, Data, and Keeping French Fries Warm

They shared their thoughts during Fortune‘s Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif. The competition between Instacart and McDonald's is only heating up as t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 12th, 2018

McDonald's possibly releasing bacon cheesy fries In 2019

McDonald’s is bacon me wait in a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 7th, 2018