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  • Jim Cramer gives his take on McDonald's (MCD -1.2%) slumping comparable-store sales, saying he's confused why the company's promotional pricing isn't promoted. As for the slumping global economy, Cramer wonders why Starbucks knocked out a fantastic quarter with $4 coffee drinks while McDonald's headed south with $1 coffee. (video[View news story]
    Starbucks making money is good market sentiment, which is indirectly favorable to lot of companies. MCD needs to rework on the marketing strategy. Presently it needs to lie low for a qtr or so, cut down Mtkg budgets since the phase is not supporting, and set it aside the monies for bigger launch. Ya Ppl will still buy Mercs & Jags, and what stopping MCD from moving away from $1 coffee to a coffee which would give a much wider return and a better status appeal.
    Nov 13, 2012. 06:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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