McDonald's rolls out new pastries; some available for free in upcoming special
McDonald's has expanded its McCafé menu to include three new bakery items that will be available to customers beginning Wednesday, Oct. 28.
The new pastries include an apple fritter, a blueberry muffin and a cinnamon roll.
The sweets may come with a few extra calories, but for a limited time, they'll allow customers with the McDonald's app to save a few extra bucks.
According to CNN, from Nov. 3-9, McDonald's will be giving away one of the new items free with a purchase of a hot or iced coffee on orders placed through its app; the special will be valid once per day at any time of day.
McDonald's frequently hosts specials involving its app, in an effort to build its customer base and remain relevant in a changing industry.
Though, a May 2020 reports lists McDonald's as holding the top spot among America's most popular fast food chains, the company has been impacted by the pandemic and by the public's increasing preference for its competitors's offers.
'Eat This, Not That' reports that in July of this year, the company announced plans to close roughly 200 of its locations—many at Walmart.
And according to Business Insider, competitors like Chick Fil a are on the rise, with Chick Fil a's average location making more than $4.5 million in sales, compared to an average McDonald's location, which makes about $2.9 billion.
That said, in the US, McDonald's sales have finally turned a corner following a bleak spring.
Sales at US stores open at least a year jumped 4.6% in the third quarter compared to the same period last year, the company said in a regulatory filing earlier this month, CNN reports.
McDonald's will release full third-quarter results on November 9.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Park Elementary students return to in class learning after recent spike in...
EBR mayoral race candidates look for last campaign push before Dec. 5...
Officials investigating "suspicious incident" near Scenic Highway as homicide
Local business owners hope for increase in sales on Small Business Saturday
As cases increase healthcare workers see more people getting tested due to...
Port Allen advances to 2nd round after huge win over Pine
U High has no problems with Evangel Christian in first round
Belaire making 1st playoff appearance in 17 years Friday
Southeastern women blow out Alcorn State on opening day of college basketball...
Can Taysom Hill continue his success for the Saints?; Fantasy Focus with...