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McDonald's again offering free coffee to boost flagging sales
McDonald's again offering free coffee to boost flagging sales

McDonald's is offering free coffee again in an effort to boost its flagging U.S. sales and gain momentum in a fierce battle for breakfast customers. The fast-food chain is giving away a small cup of McCafe coffee during breakfast hours through Sept. 29 at participating McDonald's restaurants across the country, McDonald's said Tuesday. It ran a similar promotion in March and April. The Oak Brook, Ill., company is fighting with other quick-service chains and coffee shops for morning customers, one of the fastest-growing segments in the restaurant industry. Taco Bell, for example, is rolling out its own breakfast options. Burger King announced last month it was buying...

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