OAK BROOK, Ill (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp executives said on Wednesday that the fast-food giant's McCafe coffee roll-out is off to a good start and that data on its market share impact should be available in about six months.
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp , which next month will start selling packaged coffee in some of its restaurants in Canada, has no current plans to sell bagged coffee in the United States, a spokeswoman said on Friday. News of the company's plans to sell the McCafe-branded coffee in Canada came shortly after market watchers noticed that McDonald's had filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to use its McCafe brand for "ground and whole bean coffee. That trademark filing launched speculation that the world's biggest fast-food chain might offer bagged coffee in the United States. ...
McDonald's Corp. (MCD) posted global comparable sales growth of 6.0% in April on the heels of strong beverage sales as well as new menu offerings and promotional activities. The fast-food restaurant operator witnessed a relatively upward movement across the board on a year-over-year basis.