Fast Food Globalization

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Fast Food Globalization by Mind Map: Fast Food Globalization

1. Political & Historical

1.1.,8599,1932839,00.html ”Columnist and author Thomas Friedman has asserted that nations with McDonald's locations do not go to war with each other — the so-called Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention“ How is Fast Food Globalization associated with countries' relationships?

1.2.,8599,1932839,00.html “By the end of 2008, McDonald's had grown to 31,967 locations in 118 countries.” How has Fast Food expanded globally so fast?

2. Economic

2.1. "However, the magazine notes that a long-term recession makes even fast food restaurants vulnerable to profit losses if consumers eat at home more often to save money." According to the article. The economic trend of losing profit makes consumers eat at home more often to save money. How does that affect Fast Food Globalization?

2.2. "Moreover, globalization has led to transformation of advertising in many countries. Fast foods are advertised as lifestyle for middle class in society, for modern people and workers." What motivate middle class people in different countries to eat in fast food restaurants?

3. Cultural

3.1. "Eating local or traditional food in big cities is proving to get more and more difficult as a result of the globalization process." Does the Fast Food Globalization harm the local culture ?

3.2. Some fast food restaurants developed new cuisine for local customers. What do you think about this fusion of culture?

4. Futuristic

4.1. Can Fast Food Globalization keep its current pace in the future?

4.2. "However, consumers’ desire for more variety and healthier foods at restaurants sometimes outweigh their concerns about costs." How does the change of consumers' concern affect the future of Fast Food Globalization?