This Week in Business (Ep. 1)


What is “This Week in Business”?

Welcome Business lovers! This Week in Business is a Wildcat Tribune weekly business feature  founded by Shreyas Sambara and Nihal Singh that seeks to highlight pressing global business issues and aims to keep youth informed on the world of business. We do this through weekly business briefs that analyze the events of the past week in business and through our podcasts in which we talk about juicy business topics and highlight local businesses. From supply chain to stocks, from real estate to recession, we got it all!

This episode…

McDonald’s: You may know them for their golden fries or crispy apple pies but behind their simple delights lies a complex business model that’s here to last. Find about McDonalds’ somewhat dark origin story as well as how Mcdonalds’ doubly serves as a 30 million dollar real estate corporation.

Correction: The McDonald brothers’ 1 percent stake would actually be worth around 210 million dollars today.