OAK BROOK, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. here said last week it will buy most of the assets of Boston Market, a subsidiary of Boston Chicken, Golden, Colo. Boston Market restaurants, which currently operate in 33 states, are widely credited with inspiring supermarkets to launch home-replacement programs. McDonald's said its subsidiary, Golden Restaurant Operations, has signed a definite purchase agreement with Boston Chicken to purchase assets including 751 restaurants, franchise rights for an ...

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