Starbucks claims 'Duncan' ads predate Taco Bell’s 'Ronald' campaign (Consumerist) The industry is three weeks into the most contentious ad war over quick-service breakfast in years, and Starbucks is keeping things interesting with the claim that its commercials poking fun at rival Dunkin’ Donuts debuted before Taco Bell’s ads pitting its new breakfast menu against McDonald’s. Like the Taco Bell spots, in which men named Ronald McDonald are interviewed ...

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