A salesman of Milkshake mixer, Ray Kroc traveled in 1954 to California to visit the stand of McDonald’s hamburger where he heard that they run eight milkshake mixers at once. He was impressed by their rapid customer’s service and waiting for an opportunity to sell more milkshake appliances and encouraged to open a chain of their restaurants to brothers McDonald and Dick. Kroc also became their partner in business and opened the first McDonald’s in 1955 at Des Plaines in Illinois. Since then, they have become a recognized international symbol of fast service for fries, hamburgers, chicken, salads, breakfast items and milkshakes. Steve Easterbrook is the CEO of McDonald’s.
McDonald’s Dollar menu: It is the right price to create any meal for an occasion. It sells $1, $2 and $3 Items. Each Dollar item has three different items with a soft drink.
McDonald’s Salads are famous for its mixed greens and elegant toppings. It provides different types of crispy and chicken salads.
The McDonald’s Monopoly is a game for the promotion of sales which uses a theme of Monopoly, latter board game.
McDonald’s Breakfast Hours:
The McDonald’s breakfast is available from 8 am to 11 am. The McDonald’s breakfast menu consists of Hot Cakes, Hash Browns and different types of McMuffins, sausage and cheese biscuits with fruit and yogurt parfaits.
McDonald’s lunch hours:
McDonald’s lunch starts at 10.30 am on Monday – Friday and 11 am on Saturdays and Sundays. Mcdonalds 2 for 5 is a classic feature. You get 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, Cheese Quarter Pounder, and Filet-O-Fish.
Arch Cards, can also make into McDonald’s Gift Cards and send them to someone special for any occasion or used by yourself. These cards have $5 to $50 denomination. McDonald’s Gift Card Balance can be reloaded using a credit card which starts from $10.
It provides a mobile app. Though this McDonald’s application you can know the restaurants nearby and food around you. You can also get McDonald’s delivery of your meal to your home, office or a particular place.
Established in: 1955
Franchising from: 63 Years from 1955
Company Address: 2915 Jorie Blvd. Oak Brook, IL 60523
Symbol of Ticker: MCD
McDonald’s Franchise Investment:
Their Minimum Investment was: $1,008,000
Their Maximum Investment was: $2,214,080
McDonald’s Franchise Units:
1st Year: +507 Units (+1.4%)
After 3 Years: +1328 Units (+3.7%)
Locations of Units:
U.S. Franchises Franchises Outside US Company Owned
2016 12,978 17,389 6,137
2017 13,109 18,827 5,075
They are looking for new units of franchise all over the world.
McDonald’s maintain 3rd party sources relationships which cover finance for equipment costs.
McDonald’s Financial Status:
Initial Investment: $1,008,000 – $2,214,080
Liquid Cash Requirement: $500,000
McDonald’s Support Options:
Franchise Intranet Platform
You can get all the details of McDonald’s jobs at McDonald’s careers: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/careers.html
McDonald’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/McDonaldsUS
McDonald’s Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/McDonalds
McDonald’s Customer Service Number: 1 800 244 6227
McDonald’s Customer Help: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/contact-us.html