LAS VEGAS The beverages currently being tested by McDonald's, including sweet teas, specialty coffees and bottled soft drinks, should be a boost to profits, Don Thompson, president of McDonald's USA, said Wednesday at the JP Morgan Gaming, Lodging and Restaurants Conference. Thompson also said McDonald's expects to take some business away from the coffee specialists."You can't get much better profit than adding water to beans; it's a great margin business," he commented.In addition ...

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