McDonald’s Corp. says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes items priced at $5 could be launched nationally this year.
The world’s biggest hamburger chain says it has been testing versions of its famous value menu that’s called ‘‘Dollar Menu & More’’ in five markets across the country. The company noted that no official changes have yet been made to its current Dollar Menu, which was introduced more than a decade ago.
The change would come after McDonald’s unsuccessful attempt last year to get customers to switch from the Dollar Menu to a pricier ‘‘Extra Value Menu,’’ which features items costing closer to $2. But after sales flagged, the company went back to aggressively touting its Dollar Menu in TV ads. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.