Harada resigning as McDonald's Japan chairman

Feb 20, 2015

Harada resigning as McDonald's Japan chairman

McDonald’s Holdings Co. (Japan) said Friday that Eiko Harada will step down as chairman after heading the burger chain for 10 years. Harada will focus on running the education service provider Benesse Holdings Inc., where he has been president and chairman since June. His ...

U.S. burger chain Shake Shack coming to Japan next year

Feb 18, 2015

U.S. burger chain Shake Shack coming to Japan next year

American hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc. says it will open its first outlet in Tokyo in 2016 and plans nine more throughout Japan by 2020. “We are absolutely thrilled to bring our first Shack to Tokyo,” Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti said in a ...

McDonald's Japan lowering price of regular hamburger to ¥100

Mar 19, 2014

McDonald's Japan lowering price of regular hamburger to ¥100

McDonald’s Co. (Japan) said Wednesday it will lower the price of its regular hamburger to ¥100 from ¥120 including tax, bucking the trend of price increases in the restaurant industry. Starting April 1, when the consumption tax will be raised to 8 percent from ...

McDonald's limited-time burgers going a bit upmarket

Jun 19, 2013

McDonald's limited-time burgers going a bit upmarket

McDonald’s Holdings Co. will sell “premium” hamburgers priced at more than ¥500 for a limited period starting next Monday. The Quarter Pounder BLT will cost ¥520 to ¥570, making it the most expensive McDonald’s burger. Also new will be the Quarter Pounder Habanero Tomato, priced ...