Year long rivalry between McDonald’s and Burger King through Advertisement

McDonald’s is one the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving more than 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across 35,000 outlets. McDonald’s head office is in United States and it was founded in 1940.

Year long rivalry between McDonald’s and Burger King through Advertisement

Burger King is also a global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, head office at Florida – United State. It began its operation in 1953.


Both are key rivals in burger industry and they have done everything to stay on top and get more users to its outlet in terms of promotion and branding. It is almost 27 years ago when the brand war between these brands have started.


Initiated by the burger king through by the advertisement where they have directly pointed on McDonald’s that the beef is just fried by McDonald’s and on Burger King its being baked properly. See the below video containing the advertisement.



This was continued by the next commercial by Burger King where they have shown Ronald McDonald purchasing burger from the Burger King secretly. Where they want to show their irresistible taste.

See the video below


Surprisingly McDonald comes up with a creative Ad, where it has not pointed anything on Burger King but tried to connect with people. Where the message was loud and clear that no matter where are you from and who you are, you are most welcome on our stores.



If you wish to see entire collection of TV commercial advertisement by Burger King. Please Click Here.

During these TV commercial, both McDonald’s and Burger King do some creative ad campaigns, where the message was to show who is on top of the burger industry.


McDonalds print advertisement collections


Above was the consolidated print advertisement collection of McDonald’s. Below is the collection of Burger King Print commercials.


Burger King Print commercial collections


Among all ads of Burger king, below ad really impacted a lot in consumer’s mind.

Burger king hit Mcdi


There were some negative and bad publicity by the rivals that has put McDonald’s in bad lime light.


McDonald's negative advertisement

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McDonald’s continued with people connecting and started new campaigns to promote its brand and to extend its reach.

Recently Burger King has given a full page article in a leading newspaper and given open invitation to McDonald’s to join hands with them for Peace Day by making McWhooper (a sandwich) on “Peace One Day“. 21 September has been officially adopted by the United Nations for spreading Peace and doing something to spread Peace. Burger king has taken this initiative of McWhooper. See the video to understand it.


Below is the advertisement which they have published.

McWhooper - Open Invite to McDonalds by burger king


McDonald’s didn’t take much time to think upon it and have replied back through it’s Official Facebook page. Where not only it denied the offer but have also mentioned that “A simple phone call will do next time”


McDonald reply to the burger king for McWhooper

Same could be viewed on McDonald’s official Facebook Page here:    McDonald’s Facebook Page

We can only guess that where this brand war would end. But we hope as a consumer we would always be benefited from them, specially in terms of health and hygiene.

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