Gross sales at US shops open not less than a yr jumped 4.6% within the three months that ended on September 30 in comparison with the identical interval final yr, based on a doc the corporate filed with the Securities and Change Fee on Thursday. It plans to disclose its full third-quarter monetary leads to 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 not less than a yr fell 8.7 %.
McDonald’s US places are getting fewer clients, despite the fact that individuals are spending extra per order. And worldwide same-store gross sales are nonetheless damaging. They dragged down the corporate’s total comparable gross sales to 2.2 % within the third quarter in comparison with the identical interval final yr.
Advertising and marketing and promotional exercise helped the corporate obtain low double-digit comparable gross sales development in america in September, based on the submitting.