McD marks Russian anniversary with growth plans

McD marks Russian anniversary with growth plans

OAK BROOK Ill. As McDonald’s Corp. celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first restaurant in Russia, the company has identified that country as a major growth market with plans for 45 new units in 2010.

Company officials said Russia has become McDonald’s fastest-growing market in its European division, serving more than 950,000 customers a day. McDonald’s chief executive Jim Skinner was visiting Moscow for the 20th anniversary, where he told reporters that Russia wou

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