McDonalds originated in California, USA. Ray Kroc became a franchisee of the McDonalds brothers (Dick and Mack) and began opening new restaurants, buying all the right to the McDonalds concept in 1961 for 2.7 million dollars.
Purpose Of The Business .
McDonalds is a family restaurant which's purpose is to provide fast food to all ages. There is a variety of foods from which the customers can choose from. An example of these include the basic cheeseburger and hamburger. Also McDonalds do the very popular ‘Big Mac’. Also there are ‘double cheeseburgers’, Quarter Pounders and various promotional burgers. They also provide chicken products such as ‘Chicken Nuggets’, ‘McChicken Sandwich’ And the ‘Chicken Legend’. In the past years McDonalds have tried to bring in healthy options such as the Deli Sandwiches And Salads .
Empl o yee s .
There are approximately 47, 5 00 employees world wide.
5 7 % of staff are male .
4 3 % of staff are female .
Two-thirds of hourly paid staff are aged between 1 6 and 2 0 years of age.
9 0 % of staff work for 3 5 hours per week or less.
Size of the business
There are over 31000 McDonalds stores worldwide that serve over 47 million customers each day.