The restaurant chain signs the legendary soccer player as a 'famous fan," hoping to add customers beyond the US.
They're both dealing with the same tough economy, but the perennial also-ran is capitalizing on the notion that people want tasty food.
A 7-foot Kentucky Fried Chicken prop left on a front lawn puts Yum Brands' marketing machine to work.
The iconic burger would cost just 68 cents more if McDonald's doubled salaries for workers.
Strikes and walkouts suggest they're serious, but the cost of living in some cities suggests they're asking for too little.
The 'Frankenburger' cost about $385,000 to produce in a lab. It will be served for the first time at a London restaurant next week.
This McDonald's dollar meal provides a whopping dose of protein and calcium as veggies and fruit become 'luxury goods.'
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