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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

Mural of local film legend Divine ain"t going nowhere, Hon

The two-story image of a glowing, loving Divine was granted permanent residency on the side of a historic building in Mount Vernon. A city historic preservation panel voted Tuesday to grant a "retroactive permit" to a mural of Divine titled "I'm .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

M&T Bank upgrades sidewalks, HQ building

Buffalo's largest deposit-taker continues to make improvements to local facilities, including the 20-story building in downtown Buffalo that serves as M&T Bank's headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2018

US Freezes Deripaska"s US Assets

The federal government's scorched-earth campaign against Ukrainian-born oligarch Oleg Deripaska has traveled all the way from Russia to the Upper East Side. To wit, the New York Post reported that the US Treasury has frozen Deripaska's US assets, i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 8th, 2018

Danis business development director talks local growth, construction industry"s challenges

Rob Lupidi serves as director of business development for Danis Construction Co. Lupidi began his current role last year and previously worked as a project manager and project engineer for the company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

McDonald"s says most burgers now preservative-free

Following years of reformulating at McDonald's, most of the burgers it serves in the U.S. are now preservative-free......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2018

Local Chick-fil-A serves 178 cars in an hour, breaks drive-thru record - WAVE 3

WAVE 3Local Chick-fil-A serves 178 cars in an hour, breaks drive-thru recordWAVE 3LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Three.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 23rd, 2018

McDonald's gives students $25,000 after their fake ad went unnoticed in epic prank

The two friends who pulled off a viral prank at a local McDonald'.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 20th, 2018

Columbus-based Point app connects volunteers with local nonprofits, raises $200K in funding

Madison Mikhail Bush graduated from Capital University in 2014 and made a leap into the deep end of the tech pool. "I was on the other side of the nerd spectrum," said Mikhail Bush, who left the college armed with a biology degree. "Tech business for me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2018

McDonald's Workers Across the US Stage #MeToo Protests - New York Times

New York TimesMcDonald's Workers Across the US Stage #MeToo ProtestsNew York TimesIn a St. Louis suburb, they chanted, “Hold your burgers, hold your fries. Keep your hands off my thighs.” In Chicago,.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 18th, 2018

Advantech establishes branch office in Russia

Advantech has unveiled its Russia branch office in Moscow to strengthen services for local customers and partners, while also stepping up efforts to expand its presence in the country......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 14th, 2018

We visited the "McDonald"s of the Philippines," which serves spaghetti and fried chicken alongside its burgers — here"s what it"s like

Hollis Johnson Jollibee is an iconic Filipino fast-food chain that.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2018

Man Repeatedly Crashes Truck Into Dallas TV Station’s Building

The man was detained after ramming the truck into the side of the local Fox affiliate’s building, in what the station described as an intentional act......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 5th, 2018

Springboro"s "best kept secret" rapidly grows in local business community

A Dayton-area chamber of commerce is bustling through its path of rapid growth — and doesn't plan to slow down anytime soon. The Springboro Chamber of Commerce serves as a pro-business advocacy organization that provides "mutually beneficial" b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2018

“Would you like Fries with that?”

“Would you like Fries with that?” $MCD Fried Potatoes May Increase Your Risk of Death McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) has sold millions more fries each year with the simple question, “Would you like fries with that.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 22nd, 2018

The Latest: US sanctions Russian shippers

The Latest on Russia sanctions (all times local): 10:15 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 21st, 2018

Kiosks, table service part of McDonald"s $251 million Ohio plans

Your local McDonald’s is getting a makeover. The Oak Brook, Illinois-based fast food chain and its franchisees are investing $6 billion in updating its U.S. restaurants by 2020. The Ohio cut of that is $251 million that will go toward improvement.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018