McDonald’s Testing Mobile Order App for U.S. Stores

Photo Credit: Bloomberg Businessweek 

Photo Credit: Bloomberg Businessweek 

Americans will soon be able to order and pay for Big Macs from their mobile phones.

McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) is currently testing a mobile payment application in Salt Lake City and in Austin, Texas, Lisa McComb, a spokeswoman, said today in an e-mail.

McDonald’s, which today reported U.S. same-store sales that trailed estimates for August, is looking for ways to make it easier for diners to load up on Big Macs, McWraps and smoothies. It’s not alone in seeking to ignite growth at a time when many Americans are eating out less. Read More