In this file:
· McDonald's debuting delivery today in Twin Cities
… Delivery service has been rolled out by McDonald's in other metro areas...
· McDonald's Ends Olympics Partnership
… The decision comes nearly a year after McDonald’s celebrated its 40th anniversary as a global sponsor for the Olympic Games at the Rio De Janeiro games…
McDonald's debuting delivery today in Twin Cities
There are 19 locations, most in Minneapolis and St. Paul, now offering the convenience.
By Paul Walsh, Star Tribune (MN)
June 19, 2017
The Golden Arches are reaching all the way to your door with whatever you want off the McDonald's menu with Monday's Twin Cities debut of delivery from 19 locations.
Deliveries in the metro area can now be requested through the UberEATS mobile app or on UberEATS.com using the same account for getting a ride. Anxious diners can track their order through the account.
As incentive there is a $5 discount on the first order using promo code MCDSMILE through the end of the year.
McDonald's outlets participating are in Bloomington (1), Edina (1), Minneapolis (9), St. Louis Park (2) and St. Paul (6).
Delivery service has been rolled out by McDonald's in other metro areas...
McDonald's Ends Olympics Partnership
By Sam Oches, QSR Magazine
June 19, 2017
McDonald’s and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that they had mutually agreed to end their partnership.
The decision comes nearly a year after McDonald’s celebrated its 40th anniversary as a global sponsor for the Olympic Games at the Rio De Janeiro games.
“As part of our global growth plan, we are reconsidering all aspects of our business and have made this decision in cooperation with the IOC to focus on different priorities,” said McDonald’s global chief marketing officer, Silvia Lagnado, in a statement. “We have been proud to support the Olympic Movement, and we thank our customers and staff, the spectators, athletes, and officials, as well as the IOC and local Olympics Games organizing committees, for all of their support over the years.”
According to a joint release, the partnership’s termination is immediately in effect, although McDonald’s will still sponsor the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, next year, but with domestic marketing rights in Korea only...