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Coca-Cola’s BHAG: $200 Billion by 2020


Coca-Cola is planning to increase revenue to $200 billion in 2020 from $95 billion in 2008. Joseph V. Tripodi, executive vice president and chief marketing and commercial officer at Coca-Cola, concedes that doubling revenue is “a big, hairy, audacious goal,” a.k.a. BHAG. Yet, he believes global megatrends like urbanization and the rise of the middle […]

The McD TV Is Free, The Fries You Have To Pay For


BudTV bombed, but that’s not stopping McDonald’s from throwing some big fat chips on the content marketing pile. According to Los Angeles Times, McDonald’s Channel, a digital network of exclusive original content targeted at dine-in customers is ready for prime time. The McDonald’s channel, being rolled out slowly during the next few months and will […]

Ronald McDonald Doesn’t Make Kids Fat; Hamburgers, Fries And A Coke Make Kids Fat


Corporate Accountability International ran a print ad on May 18 in newspapers in Chicago, New York, Boston, Baltimore, San Francisco and Minneapolis that calls for McDonald’s to stop marketing to children. “Mounting evidence points to the correlation between predatory marketing and the rise in diet-related illness among children and young people,” says the group, which […]

McDonald’s Begins To Redefine “McJob” In Massive Hiring Effort


McDonald’s is planning to hire 50,000 American workers in one day this month. “Our restaurant employees are the foundation of our business. They are the men and women who interact with our customers every day, enhance the McDonald’s experience, and continue to help make our business strong,” Jan Fields, president of McDonald’s USA, said. Fields, […]

He’s Been Right Twice Before. Is Gurbaksh Chahal Also Right About Tracking?

Until today, I had not heard of Gurbaksh Chahal, founder, Chairman & CEO of RadiumOne. My bad. Chahal–a serial entrepreneur, who sold his first company at the age of 16 for $40 million–is also an international best-selling author of The Dream, the true inspirational tale of his entrepreneurial journey. Thankfully, I am aware of RadiumOne. […]

Old Spice Users Like Quarter Pounders

DDB, Sydney explores the manliness is next to godliness motif in this spot for McDonald’s. [via Make The Logo Bigger]

The Commercial Web Is Awash In Ultra Light Interactivity

McDonald’s wants to interest you in its new Angus Wraps. Ergo, it created a Mad Libs-style microsite where visitors make some random decisions that lead to a custom Angus Axiom. What might one do with such a useless piece of digital drivel? Post it to Faceook and/or Twitter, of course. By the way, an axiom […]

Ground Beef, Ground Again

According to Fast Company, McDonald’s launch of “real fruit” smoothies (they’re actually made from purees) rightfully rattled, Jamba Juice. The San Francisco-based company responded with a new product of its own called the Cheeseburger Chill, described in a press release as “beefy, smothered in cheese, loaded with your favorite condiments and blended to creamy perfection.” […]