OAK BROOK, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. has acquired a minority interest in the London-based lunchtime concept Pret A Manger, which operates more than 100 outlets in the United Kingdom and one in Manhattan [see "Fresh, Fast, Friendly," SN, Nov. 27, 2000]. nse for McDonald's to offer," said Claire Babrowski, executive vice president of McDonald's. Pret A Manger officials said the investment gives the chain -- serving fresh sandwiches, snacks and beverages in a streamlined automat-type of format ...

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