For an average take of $5,500 (that’s all?), McDonald’s will be open on Christmas day. So says an investigative report by Advertising Age, which managed to get a hold of some internal McDonald’s memos.
And no, they won’t get overtime pay.
Happy holidays, everyone.
Next public appearance
New Directions in the Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: A Festschrift in Honor of Per Pinstrup-Andersen. Cornell University, Statler Hotel Amphitheater. The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and ends with a reception the following day with remarks by professor Pinstrup-Andersen at 2:25 p.m. For the schedule and details, click here.
My joint contribution with Malden Nesheim is from 1:40-2:00 p.m. on “the internationalization of the obesity epidemic: the case of sugar-sweetened sodas.”