Sunday, April 14, 2013
Do you like having all your major fast food options right in a row?
It's been five months now since the latest McDonald's franchise opened its doors in Danvers, conveniently located across from the Liberty Tree Mall and completing the lineup of major fast food chains available for customers on the go. This begs the question, does having McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's all lined up down Endicott -- and across from more restaurants at the mall -- offer more variety for consumers or merely a glut of very similar types of food? We're curious what you think. Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The newest McDonalds has seen sales fall below projects prompting a request to town officials to have the restaurant's sign moved to a new location to increase visibility.
Since the fourth McDonalds in Danvers opened in November, sales of everything from McMuffins to Big Macs have been so low that management is looking for new ways to increase it. One idea? Move the sign closer to the street and add a message board. The plans were first presented to the Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday night during a meeting at the Senior Center. Board members said they want to see firsthand where the sign will go and how high it will be and have put off a final decision until they see the exact sign location "staked out" at the Endicott Street restaurant. The newest McDonalds in Danvers - the fourth in town - opened in November. When new McDonalds restaurants open, sales are usually high and then settle close to the …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Taco Bell was the town's most recent addition to the fast food options and another McDonalds is expected soon.
The fourth McDonalds restaurant in Danvers is nearing a grand opening on Endicott Street - the second new fast food restaurant on the road in the past year. It will be added to Taco Bell, which recently opened, plus Burger King and Wendy's. McDonalds is opening at the former site of the Crab House. And for a time there was a proposal to open a Margarita's restaurant on the property, but it was withdrawn. McDonalds is planning a late October or early November opening but an exact date is still in the works, according to McDonalds spokeswoman Courtney Mahoney. Fast food restaurants are often found together in many communities. But are there too many along Endicott Street? If so, what else would you prefer? Tell us in the comments.