'we’ve managed not just to live history, but create it' is a slogan by Mcdonald's corporation, the world's largest hamburger fast food restaurants. This organization is serving around 64 million customers daily. It is one of the largest chain of restaurants in the world. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois in the United States,the corporation was founded by businessman Ray Kroc in May 15, 1940 in San Bernardino, California; McDonald's Corporation, April 15, 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois, after he purchased the rights to a small hamburger chain operated by the eponymous Richard and Maurice McDonald.
A McDonald's restaurant is operated by either a franchisee, an affiliate, or the corporation itself. The corporation's revenues come from the rent, royalties and fees paid by the franchisees, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants. McDonald's revenues grew 27% over the three years ending in 2007 to $22.8 billion, and 9% growth in operating income to $3.9 billion.
McDonald's primarily sells hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken, french fries, breakfast items, soft drinks, shakes and desserts. In response to changing consumer tastes, the company has expanded its menu to include salads, wraps and fruit.
McDonald's restaurants deals their business in 119 countries and territories around the world and serve 58 million customers each day. McDonald's operates over 32,000 restaurants worldwide, employing more than 1.5 million people. Most standalone McDonald's restaurants offer both counter service and drive-through service, with indoor and sometimes outdoor seating.
Food Items by McDonald's Corporation:
- chicken McNuggets
- french fries
- soft drinks/beverages
- McCafe Coffees - Nonfat Milk
- McCafe Coffees - Whole Milk
- McCafe Smoothie
- McCafe Frappe
- salads dressing