Glorious Joint Venture Feeds the Masses

Glorious Joint Venture Feeds the Masses

If you get hungry driving around China, head your Hummer to McDonald’s. The global burger joint has 1,000 outlets in the People’s Republic, plans for 500 more, and a deal with state-owned Sinopec to open restaurants at some of their 30,000 gas stations.

No wheels? No worries. Some of China’s Mickey Ds deliver (try the Mala Pork Burger at the new low price).

McDonald’s plans envision 5,000 to 10,000 restaurants in the nation of 1.3 billion.


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2 Responses to “Glorious Joint Venture Feeds the Masses”

  1. Snave Says:

    I loathe McD’s. Reading “Fast Food Nation” kind of helped steer me that way. When I read the book, it ended with fast food in Europe, will it catch on there or not, etc. Not surprised to see they are targeting China as a new territory to add to their empire.

  2. New University in Shanghai. Fries with That? « NotionsCapital Says:

    […] on Tuesday. There are over a thousand Mickey D’s in the nation of 1.3 billion and plans for thousands more.  China’s new Hamburger University expects to serve up 5,000 graduates in the next five […]

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