McDonaldâ€™s Corp. is working a winning plan through its system of owner-operators, says Beaverton, Ore., franchisee Don Armstrong.The worldâ€™s largest hamburger chain, with more than 32,000 restaurants in 100 countries, posted a 4-percent profit increase in the first quarter of 2009. Global same-store sales were up 4.3 percent, and domestic same-store sales rose 4.7 percent. The strong showing at a time when many operators are cutting back, closing units and laying off employees is a result of ...
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