Interesting strategy here. McDonald’s has set up a number of shops in Japan, simple called Quarter Pounder. Yup, you guessed it: this is a promotion for the Quarter Pounder, a burger previously unheard of in japan. So The restaurant has positioned itself as an upscale burger joint. Gone are the golden arches and the stupid clown. And with this strategy, it looks like Micky D’s hopes to do away with all the bias that comes will all the equity of the McDonald’s brand. So here’s a question: what do you think people will do once they realize they’ve been duped by the fast food chain?
Via creativity online.