San Francisco cafes are banishing disposable coffee cups

Business Dec 25, 2019

San Francisco cafes are banishing disposable coffee cups

A new cafe culture is brewing in the San Francisco area, where a growing number of coffee houses are banishing paper to-go cups and replacing them with everything from glass jars to rental mugs and BYO cup policies. What started as a small trend among ...

World Dec 22, 2019

Two workers at Lima McDonald's killed by defective soda machine

A defective soda vending machine was responsible for the deaths of two McDonald's cleaners in Peru, the general manager for the Lima franchise told a local news station on Saturday night. Carlos Campos, 19, and Alexandra Porrasa, 18, died late Dec. 15 as they cleaned ...

Ousted McDonald's CEO gets to keep $37 million in stock awards

Business Nov 5, 2019

Ousted McDonald's CEO gets to keep $37 million in stock awards

Former McDonald's Corp. Chief Executive Officer Stephen Easterbrook, who was fired for having a relationship with an employee, was allowed to keep stock awards worth more than $37 million as well as $675,000 severance and health insurance benefits. Easterbrook, 52, will get to keep unvested ...

McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee

Business Nov 4, 2019

McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee

McDonald's Corp. dismissed Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook over a recent consensual relationship with an employee, which the board determined violated company policy, the fast-food giant said on Sunday. The board found that Easterbrook, 52, who had led McDonald's since 2015, had "demonstrated poor judgment" involving ...

McDonald's Japan logs 8% uptick in sales for December

Business / Corporate Jan 5, 2018

McDonald's Japan logs 8% uptick in sales for December

McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) said Friday its same-store sales in December rose 8.0 percent from a year earlier, up for the 25th straight month. The growth was led mainly by brisk sales of the Gracoro burger, which is only available in winter. In addition, special ...