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The Chicago Tribune reports that McDonald’s is ramping up for 2011 growth by launching an advertising and public relations campaign that trains the spotlight on what it says is a one-day event on April 19 when the company will seek to hire 50,000 store-level employees nationwide.

According to the story, “McDonald's hopes to get across the message, much as Starbucks Corp. has successfully done, that a job with it is not a dead end and can offer solid benefits and long-term career opportunities, which the company says already are available to its 600,000 restaurant employees in the U.S.”
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