McDonald’s Big Mac was turning 50—but no one cares about branded anniversaries.
We had to find something to help us make it interesting. And The Economist uses the Big Mac every year to measure the purchasing power of global currencies.
So, using the Big Mac Index as inspiration, we created the MacCoin—a first-of-its-kind global currency, worth one Big Mac in over 50 countries around the world.
It was so good for the brand that McDonald’s owner operators around the world have literally been asking, “when is the next MacCoin?”