Burger King has been in the news recently for their ‘McWhopper’ proposal: a burger that’s a combination of both their Whopper and McDonald’s Big Mac. The burger would be offered for one day, September 21 (the International Day of Peace), and all profits from it would go towards the organization promoting that day, Peace One... Show More Summary
We can't think of a rivalry more intense than that of McDonald's and Burger King! Throughout the years, the fast food titans have both tried to declare supremacy against one another — but their epic battle could be taking a break! Burger King is proposing that McDonald's buries the hatchet to create the McWhopper — a burger [...]
As a wise Jeff Goldblum once put it, we were so busy wondering if we could, we didn't ask if we should. Well I'm here to tell you: No. No we should not. Burger King deserves credit for its masterful PR move this morning of running full-page...Show More Summary
“McDonald’s wants to be a buzzkill and instead try to be all righteous with some phantom plan to raise global awareness”, one commenter wrote while another added, “Wow McDonald’s… what a shame”. If they choose not to participate, no harm done – after all, peace isn’t always easy to achieve. “We come in peace”, begins
Burger King launched an ad campaign this week inviting McDonald’s to join forces with them for a single day and sell the “McWhopper,” a combination of each of their bestselling hamburgers, to drive awareness of the Peace One Day nonprofit, though McDonald’s has publicly declined the offer. What do you think?
Fast food chain Burger King placed full page ads in both the New York Times and Chicago Tribune to ask McDonald’s if they could team up to create the McWhopper. The burger would be served to raise awareness for Peace Day, which falls on September 21. Well, the C.E.O. of McDonald’s, Steve Easterbrook, responded on [...]
Given that Burger King is pretty consistently one of the most disappointing, bland and uninventive of the major fast food chains, I'm not hugely surprised they're the ones making the pitch to th...
Atlanta could have been ground zero in an effort to end the burger battle between McDonald’s and Burger King. But on Wednesday, Burger King’s special order for a McWhopper — a hybrid of the signature sandwiches...
Burger King has extended a temporary olive branch to its arch rival. Although no olives of any kind are involved. In full-page ads that ran in The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune, along with the commercial featured here, the fast...Show More Summary
Imagine Ronald McDonald and the Burger King monarch working the grill together for one glorious day. That's BK's proposal to its No. 1 rival, put forth on its McWhopper.com, which suggests the two fast-food foes team up on Sept. 21 to create a sandwich by that very name, the...
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Earlier today, Burger King ran full-page ads in the New York Times and Chicago Tribune calling for a “ceasefire on these so called burger wars” by inviting McDonald’s to help them create the newest fast food monstrosity: the McWhopper. Show More Summary
A Burger King artist's rendering of the "McWhopper." Burger King is running full-page ads in today's New York Times and Chicago Tribune that ask McDonald's — the Taylor Swift to its Katy Perry — for a daylong end to the bad blood. In...Show More Summary
Burger King began waving the equivalent of a burger-war white flag at McDonald's on Wednesday when it proposed the two fast-food giants come together to make a hybrid called the McWhopper for Peace Day. But McDonald's isn't having i...
Burger King has publicly pitched long time “burger wars” rival McDonald’s to collaborate on the “McWhopper” to promote Peace One Day, the charity that will host Peace Day on September 21, 2015. Burger King took out a full-page ad to run an open letter to McDonald’s, as well as launching the McWhopper website which includes […]
Could the Burger Wars see peace in our times? Probably not, despite Burger King's best efforts at calling a temporary truce (while cooking up publicity). Burger King today purchased a full-page ad in both The New York Times and the Chicago...Show More Summary
Burger King has publicly called out long time “burger wars” rival McDonald’s to collaborate on the “McWhopper” to promote Peace One Day, the charity that will host Peace Day on September 21, 2015. Burger King took out a full-page ad to run an open letter to McDonald’s, as well as launching the McWhopper website which […]
All of your burger mashup dreams were about to come true, then dashed in a matter of moments On Wednesday, Burger King took out full-page ads in both the New York Times and Chicago Tribune newspapers asking McDonald's to call a truce...Show More Summary
Image: Burger KingBurger King is not messing around: they took out full-page ads in The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune this morning to publicly float an idea to McDonald’s. The proposal? Open a store at a halfway point between...Show More Summary