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Why German Franchisees Aren’t Lovin’ It at McDonald’s

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

McDonald’s is everywhere, with almost 37,000 locations in 120 countries, the fast food chain serves roughly 68 million customers a day. It may sound like a money pot for those franchise owners who amount to 80% of the restaurants, but for those investors in Germany, getting a piece of that apple pie …

Sources: Handelsblatt

Photo: Mike Mozart [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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McDonald’s Golden Arches Find a Home in German Prison

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While I have never had the opportunity to sample prison food for myself, I’ve watched enough movies and tv shows to know it’s anything but delicious in most cases. Though for a prison in the German town of Bergisch Gladbach (say that 5 times fast), a contract dispute has led to a …

Sources: Express

Photo: Remix – x1klimaMike Mozart [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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McDonald’s Spending €500 Million To Bring ‘Restaurant of the Future’ To Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Golden Arches are about to get a little more golden in Germany as McDonald’s has announced a €500 million ($557 million) initiative to remodel its locations into the ‘restaurant of the future’. Modeled after the company’s flagship German store in the Frankfurt airport, the renovated restaurants will take on a more …

Sources: McDonald’s

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany’s Autobahn To Be Lined With Golden Arches As McDonald’s Plans To Open 100+ Locations

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

McDonald’s recent quarter was not something to brag about, but despite seeing sales falling across the globe, German locations were thriving and the fast food chain is jumping in to cash in on the success by opening more than 100 locations along the country’s famous Autobahn highways. Over the next …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Higher End Fast Food Options Giving Giants McDonald’s and Burger King Something To Worry About

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Fast food giants McDonald’s and Burger King have sailed through the last several years with little to no sizable competition in Germany, but a recent spike of more upscale options ranging from bakery snack shops and burger chains are beginning to have an impact on the bottom line for larger …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German McDonald’s Franchisee Offered Free Delivery To Osnabrück Residents in “Crazy Saturday” Event

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Last week a German McDonald’s franchisee in Osnabrück took the chain’s food to the customer’s doorstep in a one day campaign called “Crazy Saturday”.  Customers were able to order their meal from home and have it delivered moments later for no additional charge. The idea came about when the owner of …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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The McCurrywurst Comes To McDonald’s in Germany This Valentine’s Day

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On February 14th, McDonald’s in Germany will be introducing their own take on one of the country’s original fast food items… the currywurst.  Depending on where you are in Germany, currywurst takes on its own special flavor and in some areas things can get a bit competitive when determining who …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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The Pretzelnator Becomes McDonald’s Latest Menu Item in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For the second year now, McDonald’s Germany has given fans the opportunity to create and vote for the next original creation to appear on the menu at all 1,415 locations in Germany, and this year’s first place winner has Germany written all over it.  Over 330,000 recipes were created and …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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