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You then get into a period a few years ago, where a lot of external factors that we didn’t have anything to do with did…
When you raise prices, you’ve got to make sure you get it to the bottom line. You can fritter it away because of the way…
The markets where we’ve got real good presence are the older, more mature markets like Australia, and Western Europe – where we’ve only got 6,000…
The fact of the matter is, most of our orders are not supersized. Less than five per cent are supersized – that’s never mentioned. The…
Some of the analysts were saying, Now you’re a cash cow, there’s no growth at all, pay it all out in dividends, give me it…
So Europe’s a big driver. And at one point, if the euro hadn’t devalued, they would have been making as much money as the US…
Salads was a big indicator of that – there was a huge market out there for it. And why not tap it? Some of the…
Playtime and toys are good for kids, or they wouldn’t buy them. McDonald’s can provide that experience. And having dinner with the family is good…
I think we’ll still be a family restaurant, we’ll be contemporary, we’ll be lifestyle, we won’t be old, we won’t be 60 years old in…
I think this year we’ll open up 900 gross, we’re closing some, so the net count is lower, but the 900 are spread all over…
But we had a pretty diversified portfolio of businesses around the world and things tended to offset each other. But one or two years ago,…
But you know the second month I was here I put out a healthy lifestyles directive. The pundits will say it was because we were…
But I tell you, I would really be interested if there was a partner we could take in, that could put them over here on…
But, on balance, we seized the marketplace. We’ve got a great infrastructure. And yes it’s struggling in some areas because of some external factors and…
We have very specific rules about how we go to market with children, and I think they are very responsible.
I think we have a great track record on being relevant, on identifying consumer trends, needs and wants.
As I said, I haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about partner brands.
Every year we close 300-400 stores anyway, just relocations.
But in terms of the code by which we go to market – it’s not telling kids to supersize, we’re not selling them, generally, products,…
Because we only feed in the United States less than 1 per cent of the meals, most of them are eaten elsewhere. Most meals are…
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