Video: McDonald’s Booming in Russia

This video from the Wall Street Journal accompanies the much-discussed article “As Burgers Boom in Russia, McDonald’s Touts Discipline.” As this blog has reported in the past, there remain tremendous business opportunities in Russia for retail, advertising, financial services, and consumer and food services. Strategic sectors are a whole other question. There is of course no small irony in the fact that one of the indisputable icons of American capitalism should have its busiest location in Pushkin Square, Moscow (the runner up is the McDonald’s in Munich’s Karlsplatz square).