Gross sales at US shops open a minimum of a yr jumped 4.6% within the three months that ended on September 30 in comparison with the identical interval final yr, in line with a doc the corporate filed with the Securities and Change Fee on Thursday. It plans to disclose its full third-quarter monetary ends in November. The corporate additionally introduced a dividend improve.
The outcomes mark an enchancment in comparison with the second quarter, the three months that ended on June 30, when gross sales at US shops open a minimum of a yr fell 8.7 p.c.
McDonald’s US places are getting fewer prospects, regardless that persons are spending extra per order. And worldwide same-store gross sales are nonetheless unfavourable. They dragged down the corporate’s general comparable gross sales to 2.2 p.c within the third quarter in comparison with the identical interval final yr.
Advertising and promotional exercise helped the corporate obtain low double-digit comparable gross sales development in the US in September, in line with the submitting.