• Japan


will end its discount campaign on cheeseburgers and “frankburger” hotdogs at most of its fast food outlets next week, company officials said Tuesday.

In August, McDonald’s cut the price of cheeseburgers to 79 yen and frankburgers to 75 yen, but beginning Monday, consumers will have to pay 120 yen for a cheeseburger and 150 yen for a frankburger, they said.

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