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Getting McFat in China- McDonalds Invading China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 30, 2011


from wantchinatimes.com
US restaurant giant McDonald is confident in China's growth market potential and plans to expand. Picture: Growing numbers of Chinese like to eat at McDonald's. (Photo/CNS)US restaurant giant McDonald is confident in China’s growth market potential and plans to expand. Picture: Growing numbers of Chinese like to eat at McDonald’s. (Photo/CNS)

McDonald’s, the world largest chain of fast-food restaurants, plans to open 700 new outlets in China by 2013 in a bid to strengthen its presence in the country.

Betty Tian, a spokesman for the chain in China, said McDonald’s, which currently operates 1,300 restaurants, would also increase its employees to 50,000 to manage the expansion. This would include hiring college graduates to fill more than 1,000 managerial positions.

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