McDonald’s: Roadside Stand to Worldwide Brand

Patented: History of Inventions


McDonald’s: Roadside Stand to Worldwide Brand

Every second McDonald’s sells 75 hamburgers. It serves 70 million customers each day (more than the population of the UK). All this began at a roadside stand manned by two brothers: Dick and Mac McDonald (no joke). Then along came Ray Kroc who turned the roadside business into a global brand.

To hear the origin story of McDonald’s Dallas is joined by Lisa Napoli, author of Ray & Joan : The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away

Edited by Tom Delargy, Produced by Freddy Chick, Senior Producer is Charlotte Long

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