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Flashcards in McDonald's Deck (20):
1

Where is the headquarters?

Oak Brook, Illinois, US

2

When and where was it founded?

1940 in San Bernardio

3

How many restaurants are there worldwide?

35,000 branches worldwide, in more than 100 countries, since 1955

4

How many countries recognise McDonald's as a great place to work?

30

5

When and where did the first international restaurant open?

1967 in Canada and Puerto Rico?

6

How many people work for the company?

1.9 million

7

How many people in the US have worked for the company at some point?

1 in 8

8

How does the company advise workers to relieve stress?

Singing along to their favourite songs
Taking 2 vacations annually

9

How many people work for the company in the UK?

91,500 people across 1,200 restaurants in UK

10

What % of employees in the Uk are under the age of 21?

42%

11

What does employment allow for?

Development of skills

12

Why has the company been in the media a lot?

Increasing obesity rates, targets children who convince parents to buy them food which is unhealthy

13

In 2013 what was the company's revenue?

$28 billion

14

How big is its economy?

90th largest economy in the world

15

What might happen to native industry?

Can't compete with the TNC

16

What is done to cooking oil?

Turned into biodiesel, fuelling 40% of deliveries

17

What % of packaging is made from renewable resources?

89%

18

What % of litter in the UK does McDonalds represent?

29% of litter in streets because of fast food restaurants

19

What has evidence from Minnesota and Colorado shown?

Awful conditions of chickens and unacceptable treatment before preparing the food

20

What has there been a conflict over in India?

Government restricts the use of meat corresponding with the hindu religion whereas McDonalds bases its meals around chicken and beef