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Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Sep 23, 2016
Are bargain burgers quickening Japan's deflationary tailspin?
Fast-food lunches in Japan are starting to get cheaper as consumers look to trim their dining expenses, a worrying sign for the central bank as it tries to bring about inflation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 9, 2016
McDonald's Japan returned to profitability in January-June half
McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) is reporting a group net profit of ¥158 million for the January-June half, returning to profitability after years of slumping sales triggered by food safety scandals.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 20, 2016
McDonald's confesses to 'Pokemon Go' promotion deal but stays silent on Japan launch date
McDonald’s Japan confirmed Wednesday it will be involved in the blockbuster smartphone game “Pokemon Go” when it eventually rolls out for Japanese players.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 12, 2016
McDonald's Japan quarterly loss narrows after menu changes
McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan)'s first-quarter loss narrowed as the fast-food chain won back some customers after being hit by a series of food safety scandals.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 24, 2016
Marketing push for Hokkaido Shinkansen blasts off
As Japan gets ready for the start of the new Hokkaido Shinkansen on March 26, many companies are launching marketing tie-ups — with some odd results.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 12, 2016
Get a taste of spring with cherry blossom-inspired goods
Here's a taste of some of the cherry-blossom themed drinks, snacks, shoes and toilet paper on shelves now.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 9, 2016
McDonald's Japan logged ¥34.70 billion loss in 2015
McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) reported Tuesday a group net loss of ¥34.70 billion for 2015, the largest loss since it listed in Japan in 2001.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Feb 5, 2016
McDonald's insanely crazy chocolate-covered fries aren't what they seem
Reactions to the release of McDonald's new "McFry Potato Chocolate Sauce" (¥330) in Japan played out predictably. Many were shocked that this supposedly unholy union could exist, but chocolate-covered potato chips are neither new in Japan nor in many other countries.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 26, 2016
McDonald's looks at selling stake in Japan unit
McDonald's Corp. is studying selling a stake in its loss-making Japan unit to a "strategic investor," as the world's largest fast-food chain reviews its global ownership strategies.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 20, 2016
British investment firm considers stake in McDonald's Japan
British investment fund Permira is expected to join bidding for shares in the Japanese unit of McDonald's Corp., sources familiar with the matter said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 22, 2015
McDonalds considers downsizing stake in struggling Japanese unit
McDonald's Corp. is considering selling part of its stake in its Japanese unit, sources say.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Dec 18, 2015
Vienna's chocolate cake gets the McDonald's treatment
One wouldn't normally turn to the Golden Arches for decadent desserts, but sometimes life surprises you. McCafe, McDonald's upscale chain of coffee spots, rolled out their winter collection recently, and the highlight is their take on the Austria's chocolate cake, the Sachertorte.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 15, 2015
McDonald's launches new low-priced options in bid to reverse decline
McDonald's Japan on Thursday unveiled a new business strategy that focuses on low prices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 13, 2015
Golden arches lack luster as McDonald's Japan reports ¥26.2 billion loss in year to June
McDonald's Japan on Wednesday reported a record net loss of ¥26.2 billion for the first six months of the year, highlighting its continued struggles after a string of widely reported quality concerns.
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 22, 2015
McDonald's, the 'progressive burger company'
Donald's wants to be seen as a modern, progressive company. That could be a hard sell.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 3, 2015
McDonald's Japan to allow children to cook burgers in its kitchens
Money-losing McDonald's Japan said Wednesday it will try to regain customer confidence in their products by allowing children and their parents to cook burgers in its kitchens under the instruction of its staff.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
May 9, 2015
The golden arches lose their luster
The sharp downturn in business at McDonald's — which has thrived for most of the past 44 years in Japan — has got everybody talking. This past January alone, revenues at existing outlets, the company announced, had fallen year-on-year by a whopping 38.6 percent, with losses for the 2014 business...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / YEN FOR LIVING
May 9, 2015
Stores struggle to adjust in a shrinking Japan
From McDonald's to izakayas and konbinis, food outlets are learning the hard way that as Japan's population drops, so will consumption.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 16, 2015
McDonald's Japan closing stores amid loss forecast
McDonald's Corp.'s Japan business forecast wider losses this year, announcing store closures and job cuts after sales suffered from food scandals.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Feb 21, 2015
Apologizing in Japan: Sorry seems to be the hardest word
Dressed in a light-gray suit with her hair pulled back tightly into a bun, McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) Chief Executive Officer Sarah Casanova walked stiffly into a news conference on Feb. 5 and addressed a throng of reporters.

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