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TypePublic (NYSEMCD)
When it was createdMay 15, 1940 in San Bernardino, California
McDonald's Corporation, 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois
People who started itMcDonald's - Richard and Maurice McDonald McDonald's Corporation - Ray Kroc
HeadquartersOak Brook, Illinois, USA
Number of locations35,000+ worldwide[1]
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleJames A. Skinner
(Chairman) & (CEO)
Things madeFast Food
(hamburgers • chicken • french fries • soft drinks • milkshakes • salads • desserts • breakfast)
Money earnedIncrease US$ 22.79 billion (2007)[2]
Operating incomeDecrease US$ 3.879 billion (2007)[2]
Net incomeDecrease US$ 2.359 billion (2007)[2]
Total assetsIncrease US$ 29.391 billion (2007)
Total equityDecrease US$ 15.279 billion (2007)
Employees390,000 (2008)[2]
McDonald's Plaza, the main office of McDonald's
McDonald's Kosher in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

McDonald's is an American corporation[3] that operates one of the largest chains of fast food restaurants in the world.[4]

McDonald's has over 36,000 stores in 119 countries and territories, the second-most stores out of all fast food chains worldwide behind only the submarine sandwich chain Subway.[5] They serve almost 54 million people each day.[source?]

A McDonald's restaurant in Austin, Minnesota, United States (2006)

The first McDonald's restaurant was opened by Richard and Maurice (Mac) McDonald in 1940. It was located on Route 66 in San Bernardino, California.[6] The McDonald brothers later sold their company to Ray Kroc in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Food[change | change source]

Mickey d s has bad food that kill u omg damn bad

Criticism[change | change source]

in 201’ mcdsondos eat burger! Lmaoooo

Mascot[change | change source]

The McDonald's mascot is Ronald McDonald. Just kidding it’s burger

Locations[change | change source]

McDonald's has restaurants in the following countries:

References[change | change source]

  1. McDonald's publication. "Corporate FAQ". McDonald's Corporation. Retrieved 2007-11-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Joe Bramhall. "McDonald's Corporation". Hoovers. Retrieved 2007-11-24.
  3. "McDonald's, the world's biggest fast food chain, has reportedly rejected a plan put forward by..." Food & Drink Weekly. 23 January 2006.
  4. "World's Largest Fast Food Chains". Food & Wine. Time, Inc. Affluent Media Group. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  5. Ganzel, Bill (2016-08-22). "McDonald's vs Subway: Which Has the Bigger Restaurant Chain?". Knoema. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  6. Ganzel, Bill (2007). "Fast Food". Life in the 50s & 60s. Wessels Living History Farm. Retrieved 2008-11-21.

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