Metro-East News

Daily business briefing: McDonald’s working on plan to improve business

McDonald’s is reportedly working on a plan to turn around the world’s biggest hamburger chain following a drop in first-quarter profit. Read more here.


Boeing Co. is reporting first-quarter earnings are up 38 percent as the company increased the number of airliners delivered during the first three months of the year. Find out more here.


Coca-Cola has recorded a 1 percent quarterly profit after the beverage maker raised prices to offset slower growth. Learn more here.


Toyota may soon learn if the company will get a new trial. The company has appealed a February ruling that partially blamed the Toyota Motor Corp. for the 2006 vehicle crash that killed three and injured two in Minnesota and awarded plaintiffs $11 million. For more information, read more here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer