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McDonald’s Axes Seven Sandwiches in Push to Get Menu Right

A McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco.

A McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco.

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McDonald’s menu just got smaller.

In an effort to speed up its kitchens and simplify customers’ choices, McDonald’s Corp. got rid of the Deluxe Quarter Pounder burger and six chicken sandwiches in the U.S. in the first quarter. The chain, which has talked for years about paring slow-selling items, also nixed honey mustard and chipotle barbecue snack wraps.