McDonald's

McDonald's is an Illinois-based restaurant firm that owns and operates a chain of dining houses that offers burgers, sandwiches, salads and beverages around the globe. Read more

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McDonald's

McDonald's is an Illinois-based restaurant firm that owns and operates a chain of dining houses that offers burgers, sandwiches, salads and beverages around the globe. Read more

Chris Kempczinski's photo - President & CEO of McDonald's

President & CEO

Chris Kempczinski

CEO Approval Rating

97/100

Founded:

1940

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEMCD

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KFC is the biggest rival of McDonald's. KFC was founded in 1930, and its headquarters is in Louisville, Kentucky. KFC operates in the Restaurants industry. KFC has 186,000 fewer employees than McDonald's.

Burger King has been one of McDonald's's top competitors. Burger King is a Private company that was founded in Sacramento, California in 1954. Burger King competes in the Restaurants industry. Burger King has 165,000 fewer employees vs. McDonald's.

Subway is McDonald's's #3 rival. Subway was founded in 1965 in Milford, Connecticut. Subway is in the Restaurants industry. Subway generates $9.4B less revenue than McDonald's.

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McDonald's Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$19.6B

McDonald's's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 10B. Over the last four quarters, McDonald's's revenue has grown by 36.2%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $5.1B; in Q4 2020, it was $5.3B; in Q3 2020, it was $5.4B; in Q2 2020, McDonald's's revenue was $3.8B.

McDonald's Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Apprente, Inc.

Sep 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Apprente develops speech-based conversational AI agents that automate customer service interactions for the enterprises.

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Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd

May 2019

Source »
undisclosed
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Dynamic Yield Ltd.

Mar 2019

Source »
$300M
Dynamic Yield develops a SaaS-based platform to optimize, personalize and contextualize the customer's digital experience in real-time.

These are all the companies that McDonald's has acquired. McDonald's has acquired 3 companies and its latest acquisition was Apprente, Inc. in Sep 2019. Apprente develops speech-based conversational AI agents that automate customer service interactions for the enterprises.

McDonald's Funding History

Since McDonald's was founded in 1940, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total McDonald's has raised $3.0B. McDonald's' last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $3.0B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Apr 2020
$3B
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IPO
Apr 1965
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Since McDonald's was founded in 1940, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total McDonald's has raised $3.0B. McDonald's' last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $3.0B

McDonald's Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Plexure develops mobile engagement software for marketing campaigns to food retailers.
$3.7M
Apr 02, 2019
Equity
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RSG is a brokerage company that provides insurance and underwriting management solutions for individuals, brokers and agents.
$500K
Sep 25, 2018
Equity
-

These are all the companies that McDonald's has invested in. McDonald's has invested 3 companies and its latest investment was Apprente, Inc. in Sep 2019. Apprente develops speech-based conversational AI agents that automate customer service interactions for the enterprises.

McDonald's News

May 6, 2021Koimoi

When Dean Ambrose Said That He Will Work For McDonald's Rather Than Returning To WWE

After enjoying tremendous success as the lunatic fringe, Dean left the promotion in April 2019. The p... See more »
May 5, 2021Fox News

McDonald's claims New Jersey woman's lawsuit over feces on burger wrapper are unsubstantiated

Amanda Bordois, from Millville, New Jersey, filed a lawsuit against the local McDonald's last week in... See more »
May 5, 2021MarketScreener

How Small Businesses Make McDonald's Possible

(marketscreener.com) When you hear 'McDonald's,' you probably don't think 'small business.' But small... See more »
May 5, 2021MarketScreener

Inside McDonald's Commitment to Renewable Energy

(marketscreener.com) Setting A Science-based Target Attachments Original document Permalink Disclaime... See more »
May 5, 2021Packaging of the World

McDonald's Delivery - student project

Design: Rohit Subhash PawarLocation: IndiaProject Type: Student ProjectSchool: National Institute of ... See more »
May 5, 2021Virtual-Strategy Magazine

McDonald's Restaurants Across Alabama Seeking To Hire Approximately 3,000 Employees This Summer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - McDonald's restaurants across Alabama are staffing up fo... See more »
May 4, 2021News Brig

McDonald's customers in frenzy over Chick 'N' Cheese burger

Singapore's not lovin' it. The new McDonald's Chick 'N' Cheese burger has sparked fury among some dy... See more »

McDonald's Blogs

July 8, 2016Mcdonald's Blog

Vom Öl in der Fritteuse zum Treibstoff

Heute möchte ich euch hier eine Frage beantworten, die uns oft bei Unser Essen. Eure Fragen. gestellt... See more »
July 8, 2016Mcdonald's Blog

Auf der Karrieremesse Uni Success16. Why Not?

Nach einer schweißtreibenden Messestand-Aufbau-Session am Vorabend, startete die Uni Success16 an der... See more »

McDonald's Press Releases

November 24, 2020Realwire

Phi Finney McDonald launches in London

Phi Finney McDonald brings competition to UK collective redress WWW.PHIFINNEYMCDONALD.CO.UK LONDON, U... See more »
November 24, 2020EIN Presswire

Warming homes - and bellies this Holiday season. Genz-Ryan to gift $25,000 to the Ronald McDonald House

Minneapolis/St. Paul-based plumbing, hvac, and electrical company is funding meals at the Ronald McDo... See more »
November 18, 2020GlobeNewswire

USAID and Ronald McDonald House Charities Partner to Expand Health Care Services to Children and Families in Ukraine

Chicago, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAI... See more »
November 16, 2020GlobalNewswire

McDonald's Operator McBee Enterprises Combats COVID-19 With Squadle Food Safety Technology

Prominent franchise streamlines compliance with digital checklists and food safety procedures across ... See more »
November 12, 2020PR Newswire

McDelivery with DoorDash Offers $0 Delivery Fee and the Chance for 50 Fans to Win Free McDonald's Cheeseburgers for a Year if a "50 Burger" Occurs

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Football is back, but tailgate life looks a little different t... See more »
October 16, 2020PressReleasePoint

Smart powers e-learning at McDonalds McClassrooms

Smart is turning over 200 Smart Bro Pocket Wifi units to McDonald's, offering more connectivity optio... See more »

McDonald's Videos

March 21, 2020McDonald's Youtube Channel

"Wherever You Live | McDonald's" on YOUTUBE

March 21, 2020McDonald's Youtube Channel

"Happy Kid Happy Parent | McDonald's" on YOUTUBE

March 21, 2020McDonald's Youtube Channel

"Hello | McDonald's" on YOUTUBE

January 30, 2020McDonald's Youtube Channel

"Famous Orders | McDonald's" on YOUTUBE

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McDonald's Headquarters

110 North Carpenter Street

Chicago, Illinois60607

630-623-3000

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McDonald's Summary

ABOUT

Overview

McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) is a food service retailer that operates and franchise chain of hamburger fast food restaurants worldwide. Founded in 1940, the restaurant started as a barbecue restaurant that was opened by brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald...

CEO

McDonald's's President & CEO, Chris Kempczinski, currently has an approval rating of 97%. McDonald's's primary competitors are KFC, Burger King & Subway.

Website

mcdonalds.com

Frequently Asked Questions about McDonald's

  1. When was McDonald's founded?

    McDonald's was founded in 1940
  2. Who is McDonald's's CEO?

    McDonald's's CEO is Chris Kempczinski
  3. How much revenue does McDonald's generate?

    McDonald's generates $19.6B in revenue
  4. How much funding does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has historically raised $3B in funding
  5. Where is McDonald's's headquarters?

    McDonald's's headquarters is in Chicago Illinois, USA
  1. How many employees does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has 210,000 employees
  2. What sector does McDonald's operate in?

    McDonald's is in Food Processing, Baked Goods, Frozen & Prepared Foods, Restaurant Franchises
  3. Who are McDonald's's competitors?

    McDonald's's top competitors are KFC, Burger King, Subway
  4. Who has McDonald's invested in?

    McDonald's's has invested in companies such as Plexure Ltd., Ryan Specialty Group, LLC